Nuts About French Toast (tnt) Recipe

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Nuts About French Toast (TNT)

Lynnda Cloutier

By
@eatygourmet

Sources: Angel Inn in Green Lake Wisconsin. This is one of those recipes
the
innkeepers guests keep requesting!
I've made this many times. It's great for brunch. Everyone loves it.


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Ingredients

12 ounces italian bread -- cut into 1" thick slices
8 beaten eggs
2 cups milk
2 cups half and half or light cream
2 teaspoons vanilla
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 cup butter -- softened
1 cup packed brown sugar
2 tablespoons dark colored corn syrup
1 cup coarsely chopped pecans -- walnuts, hickory or hazelnuts

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Butter a 13 x 9" baking dish. Arrange bread slices in the bottom of the
dish,
overlapping as needed
2
In a large mixing bowl, combine eggs, milk, half
and
half, vanilla, nutmeg and cinnamon. Slowly pour egg mixture evenly over
bread. Press down lightly with large spoon. Cover and chill in the
refrigerator for 2 to 24 hours.
3
For topping: In bowl, mix butter, brown
sugar
and corn syrup. Stir in nuts. Spoon the topping in small mounds over the
bread in baking dish. Place baking dish in a 15 x10" baking pan (mixture
may
bubble over).
4
Bake, uncovered in a 325 oven for 1 hour or until puffed and
golden. Let stand 15 minutes. Serves 10-12

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