Overnight Praline French Toast Casserole

Kelly Williams

By
@WildfloursCottageKitchen

I LOVE to make this dish for company that stays the weekend! Just serve with sausage or bacon and fresh fruit, and you're all set, except....your guests might not want to leave!

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Serves:

8

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

40 Min

Ingredients

1
loaf french bread
8
large eggs
2 cups
heavy whipping cream
1 cup
milk
2 Tbl.
sugar
2 tsp.
vanilla
1/2 tsp.
cinnamon
1/4 tsp.
nutmeg
just a pinch of salt

PRALINE TOPPING:

1 cup
(2 sticks) butter
1 cup
packed light or dark brown sugar
1 cup
chopped pecans
2 Tbl.
light corn syrup
3/4 tsp.
cinnamon
1/4 tsp.
nutmeg

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Slice the bread into 20-1" slices and arrange the slices in a generously buttered 13x9 or larger baking dish, in 2 rows, overlapping the slices. In a large bowl, combine rest of ingredients beating with whisk til well blended but not foamy. Pour over the bread slices, making sure all are covered spooning some in between the slices. Cover and refrigerate overnight.

Next day, heat oven to 350*, make praline topping.
Praline Topping:
In saucepan, combine ingredients and bring to a boil, pour and spread evenly over top of bread slices. Bake casserole, uncovered, for 35-40 minutes til puffed and golden!

About this Recipe

Regional Style: French
Hashtags: #toast, #praline, #overnight