Baked French Toast Casserole with Maple Syrup

Laura Rafeld

By
@NotMyCupOfTea

This recipe is quick and easy; however, you do need to begin preparing the night before (10") and make the topping prior to baking (10").

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Serves:
12
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
50 Min

Ingredients

16 oz
french bread (one loaf)
8 large
eggs
2 c
half and half
1 c
milk
2 Tbsp
granulated sugar
1 tsp
vanilla
3/4 tsp
cinnamon, divided
3/4 tsp
ground nutmeg, divided
1 dash(es)
salt
2 stick
butter, melted
1 c
light brown sugar
1 c
chopped pecans
2 Tbsp
light corn syrup

Step-By-Step

1Slice bread into 1 inch slices and arrange in a generously buttered 9 x 13-in dish in two rows with overlapping slices.
2Combine eggs, half and half, milk, sugar, vanilla, 1/4 teasp cinnamon, 1/4 teasp nutmeg and salt in a large bowl, beat with an electric mixer or wisk until well blended but not bubbly. Pour over bread slices to cover all bread evenly,spooning some of the mixture between slices.
3Refrigerate overnight.
4The next day, prepare praline topping by combining melted butter, brown sugar, pecans, syrup, 1/2 teasp cinnamon, and 1/2 teasp nutmeg. Spread over bread/egg, cover with foil and bake at 350 degrees for 50 mins or until puffed and golden brown.
5Serve with maple syrup.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Breakfast Casseroles
Hashtag: #toast