Christmas Morning French Toast

Victoria Ross

By
@fairygirl3869

This does require an overnight soak in the fridge. I usually only make this once a year for Christmas Morning breakfast. It's a special treat that my kids look forward to. Very rich, extremely decadent! Sometimes makes an appearance Easter morning as well. Enjoy!!


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Serves:

6~8

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

55 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

FOR FRENCH TOAST

8
egg knot dinner rolls, large size, or you may use 1 large loaf of french bread
8 large
eggs
2 c
half and half
1 c
milk
2 Tbsp
sugar
1 tsp
vanilla
1 tsp
cinnamon
1/2 tsp
nutmeg
dash(es)
salt

FOR PRALINE TOPPING

2 stick
butter, softened
1 c
packed brown sugar, light or dark, i use dark
1 1/2 c
chopped walnuts, you can use pecans if you prefer
2 Tbsp
light corn syrup
1 tsp
cinnamon
1/2 tsp
nutmeg

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Slice Egg Knot rolls into 1 inch slices, you should be able to get three slices from each roll. If using French Bread loaf, slice into 20 1 inch slices. Arrange slices in a generously buttered 9x13 inch baking dish overlapping the slices a bit.
2
In a large bowl, combine the eggs, half and half, milk, sugar, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt. Beat with an electric mixer or wisk until well blended, but not too bubbly.
3
Pour egg mixture over the bread slices, making sure they are all covered evenly. Spoon some of the mixture in between each bread slice. Cover with foil and refrigerate overnight.
4
In the morning, preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine all praline ingredients until well blended. Spread praline topping evenly over the bread slices getting some in between slices.
5
Bake for 40 minutes in preheated oven until puffy and light golden brown. Serve with your favorite maple syrup. Enjoy!!

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Bread
Regional Style: American