Arrange bread in a greased 13by9 inch baking dish.
In a bowl combine the eggs,milk,3/4 cup of brown sugar that has been divided vanilla and nutmeg. Pour this mixture over bread, cover and refrigeate 8 hours or overnight.
Remove from refrigerator and remove cover 30 mintures before cook time. Sprinkle the chopped nuts over the bread.
Combine butter and remaining sugar and drizzle over the top. Bake uncovered at 400 degees for 25 minutes. Remove from oven sprinkle with fruit of choice and bake an additional 10 minutes. Test with knife if stuck in middle of dish and knife comes out clean, it is done. YUM YUM.