Blueberry Baked French Toast

JoAnne Matschulat

By
@joanne0629

I've tried many baked recipes for French toast, but this is my favorite. Perfect blend of sweet and tart. Great for Mother's Day or anytime. Hope you enjoy.


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Serves:

8 - 10

Prep:

8 Hr 15 Min

Cook:

35 Min

Method:

Convection Oven

Ingredients

12 slice
day old french bread - 2 inche slices
5
eggs
2 1/2 c
milk
1 c
brown sugar, firmly packed, divided
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1/2 tsp
nutmeg
1 tsp
cinnamon
1 c
pecans, in pieces
1/4 c
butter, melted
2 c
blueberries, fresh

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Arrange bread in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. x 2-in. baking dish. In a bowl, combine the eggs, milk, 3/4 cup brown sugar,vanilla, nutmeg and cinnamon, pour over bread. Cover and refrigerate for 8 hours or overnight.
2
Remove from the refrigerator at least 30 minutes before baking (best if casserole is close to room tempeture). Sprinkle pecans over egg mixture. Combine butter and remaining sugar; drizzle over the top. Bake, uncovered, at 375 degrees F for 30 minutes. Sprinkle with blueberries. Bake 10 minutes longer or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean.
3
Serve plain or with warm syrup.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Breakfast Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Bread
Regional Style: American