Blueberry Baked French Toast

JoAnne Matschulat Recipe

By JoAnne Matschulat 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.


Recipe Rating:
 2 Ratings
Serves:
8 - 10
Prep Time:
Cook Time:
Cooking 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
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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