Christmas Morning French Toast
loaf of heavy density bread
1slice bread into 1 inch slices
2lay bread on rack in oven with the temperature off, overnight. This will allow the bread to become slightly stale, and better able to hold up to the custard.
3mix eggs and half and half until smooth.
4pour 1/3 of the egg mixture into a large baking dish. lay slices of bread in baking dish and cover with remaining eggs mixture.
5leave bread in egg mixture for about 7 minutes, then turn over and leave for another 5 minutes until eggs are absorbed by bread.
6fry 2 slices at a time in butter until browned and place into lightly greased baking dish.
7after all slices are fried and laid in baking dish, you can slide this into the oven at 325 for about half an hour. Serve with maple syrup
Originally Posted: Wed, Jan 12, 2011