Baked French Toast Casserole

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Angela (Grammy) Derby

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@Angela_Derby

This is one of those wonderful "make ahead" breakfasts. You can put it together the night before, and into the fridge until morning, if you like, I just left it there an hour. Your family can wake up to the aroma of cinnamon, vanilla and warm maple syrup...all in one magical breakfast casserole!

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Serves:
8-10
Prep:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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BREAD MIXTURE

1
loaf french bread, torn into chunks or cut into cubes
8
eggs
2 c
milk
1/2 c
heavy cream
1/2 c
sugar
2 Tbsp
vanilla extract
1/2 tsp
cinnamon
1/8 tsp
ground nutmeg

TOPPING:

1/2 c
butter
1 c
brown sugar
1 tsp
cinnamon
1/4 tsp
salt
3 Tbsp
maple syrup (or honey)
1 c
chopped pecans (optional)

How to Make Baked French Toast Casserole

Step-by-Step

  • 1Grease a 9X13" baking pan with butter.
  • 2Tear bread into chunks or cut into cubes; evenly lay out in prepared pan.
  • 3Mix eggs, milk, cream, sugar, vanilla, cinnamon and nutmeg together. Pour over bread.
  • 4Refrigerate for a couple of hours or overnight.
  • 5In morning, preheat oven to 350'F. Prepare topping.
  • 6Melt butter and cook with brown sugar and syrup or honey until just boiling. (If you add the pecans, this will be a wonderful praline topping.) Pour over bread mixture.
  • 7Bake at 350 degrees for 40 to 45 minutes for a soft, moist texture; and 50-60 minutes for a firmer, less moist one. If top starts to get too brown, cover loosely with aluminum foil. Serve immediately.

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About Baked French Toast Casserole

Main Ingredient: Bread
Regional Style: American




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