Baked Praline French Toast Casserole with Maple Syrup

Annamaria Settanni McDonald

By
@ArtByASM

Oh Mamma Mia! Let me tell you, this is by far the best french toast I ever ever had! It's so delicious and fluffy. Great for breakfast, brunch or even for dessert. You don't have to add the nuts but I like the crunch. So go make it and enjoy!


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Serves:

6-8

Prep:

30 Min

Ingredients

FRENCH TOAST

1
loaf of french bread (13 to 16 ounces)
8
eggs
2 c
half-and-half
1 c
milk
1 tsp
pure vanilla extract
1/4 tsp
cinnamon
1/4 tsp
nutmeg
dash(es)
salt

PRALINE TOPPING

2 stick
butter
1 c
packed light brown sugar
1 c
chopped pecans (optional)
2 Tbsp
light corn syrup
1/2 tsp
cinnamon
1/2 tsp
nutmeg

Directions Step-By-Step

1
For French Toast: Slice French bread into 20 slices, 1-inch each. (Use any extra bread for garlic toast or bread crumbs). Arrange slices in a generously buttered 9 by 13-inch flat baking dish in 2 rows, overlapping the slices. In a large bowl, combine the eggs, half-and-half, milk, sugar, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt and beat with a rotary beater or whisk until blended but not too bubbly. Pour mixture over the bread slices, making sure all are covered evenly with the milk-egg mixture. Spoon some of the mixture in between the slices. Cover with foil and refrigerate overnight.
2
The next day, preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
3
PRALINE TOPPING: Combine all ingredients in a medium bowl and blend well. Nuts are optional.
4
Spread Praline Topping evenly over the bread and bake for 40 minutes, until puffed and lightly golden. Serve with maple syrup.

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