Baked French Toast Casserole with Maple Syrup

Judy Wisniewski

By
@danalex2

I am not sure where I got this recipe I know it came from someone. I made this for my Mother's Day brunch what a hit it was with the family!!


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Ingredients

1
loaf french bread (13 to 16 ounces)
8
large eggs
2 c
half-and-half
1 c
milk
2 Tbsp
granulated sugar
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1/4 tsp
ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp
ground nutmeg
dash of salt
maple syrup

PRALINE TOPPING

1/2 lb
(2 sticks) butter
1 c
light brown sugar
1 c
chopped pecans
2 Tbsp
light corn syrup
1/2 tsp
ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp
ground nutmeg

Directions Step-By-Step

1
The night before begin the preparation, it is best to sit overnight.
2
Slice French bread into 1 inch slices, @20 slices, arrange slices in a generously buttered 9 by 13-inch flat baking dish in 2 rows overlapping the slices.
3
In a large bowl, combine the eggs, half-and-half, milk, sugar, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt and whisk until blended but not too bubbly.
4
Pour mixture over the bread slices, making sure all are covered evenly with the milk-egg mixture, spoon some of the mixture in between the slices.
5
Cover with foil and refrigerate overnight.
6
The next morning preheat oven 350 degrees
7
Make the Praline Topping by combining all the Praline ingredients together in a bowl, mix well.
8
Spread Praline Topping evenly over the bread
9
Bake for 40 minutes, until puffed and lightly golden. I placed mine on a cookie sheet, to prevent the overflow spilling in my oven

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Breakfast Casseroles
Other Tag: For Kids
Hashtag: #Brunch