MAPLE NUT BREAKFAST CASSEROLE

1
Teresa *G*

By
@BlueGinghamApron

Anytime breakfast includes maple syrup, you know it has to be good!

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
10-12
Prep:
40 Min
Cook:
50 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

3/4
loaf of italian or challah bread, torn into bite size pieces
3 oz
cream cheese, room temperature
3/4 c
whole milk
8 large
eggs
3/4 c
cream
1 c
pure maple syrup, divided (1/3 c. & 2/3 c.)
1 c
light brown sugar, firmly packed & equally divided
1/2 c
salted butter
1 1/2 c
chopped pecans

How to Make MAPLE NUT BREAKFAST CASSEROLE

Step-by-Step

  • 1Lightly butter a 9"x13" casserole dish.
  • 2Distribute torn bread in prepared dish.
  • 3In a large mixing bowl, beat cream cheese until fluffy.
  • 4While beating, slowly add milk and contiue beating until smooth.
  • 5Add eggs, cream, 1/3 cup maple syrup and 1/2 cup light brown sugar and mix well.
  • 6Pour egg mixture over bread in dish, cover and refrigerate overnight (or at least 2 hrs. if serving the same day.)
  • 7Remove from refrigerator and allow to sit out for 1 hour.
  • 8Place oven rack in middle position and preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • 9Make topping: Melt butter in saucepan.
  • 10Add 1/2 cup brown sugar and 2/3 cup maple syrup.
  • 11Cook over medium high heat for about 2 minutes, until it comes to a boil.
  • 12Remove from heat and stir in pecans.
  • 13Evenly pour over casserole and smooth.
  • 14Bake at 350 degrees for 45 to 50 minutes.
  • 15Remove from oven and serve with warm maple syrup. (And some bacon on the side is delicious!)
  • 16Cover and refrigerate leftovers.

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About MAPLE NUT BREAKFAST CASSEROLE

Course/Dish: Breakfast Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Bread
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian, Soy Free