Oven French Toast with Nut Topping
Family Tested & Approved
loaf french bread (cut in 1" slices)
pecans (coarsely chopped)
Heavily butter a 13" x 9" pan. Fill with bread slices to within 1/2" of the top. Set aside.
In blender, mix eggs, milk, half & half, vanilla, nutmeg, cinnamon, and mace. Pour mixture over bread slices. Refrigerate, covered, overnight.
Make topping by combining all ingredients, set aside until time bake toast. Spread topping over toast.
Bake at 350 degrees for 50 minutes until puffed and golden brown. Shield top with foil if top browns too quickly.
Serve immediately and be ready for compliments and recipe requests!