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baked french toast casserole with maple syrup

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Laura Rafeld
ashland, OH

This recipe is quick and easy; however, you do need to begin preparing the night before (10") and make the topping prior to baking (10").

(1 rating)
yield 12 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 50 Min

Ingredients For baked french toast casserole with maple syrup

  • 16 oz
    french bread (one loaf)
  • 8 lg
  • 2 c
    half and half
  • 1 c
  • 2 Tbsp
    granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp
  • 3/4 tsp
    cinnamon, divided
  • 3/4 tsp
    ground nutmeg, divided
  • 1 dash
  • 2 stick
    butter, melted
  • 1 c
    light brown sugar
  • 1 c
    chopped pecans
  • 2 Tbsp
    light corn syrup

How To Make baked french toast casserole with maple syrup

  • 1
    Slice bread into 1 inch slices and arrange in a generously buttered 9 x 13-in dish in two rows with overlapping slices.
  • 2
    Combine eggs, half and half, milk, sugar, vanilla, 1/4 teasp cinnamon, 1/4 teasp nutmeg and salt in a large bowl, beat with an electric mixer or wisk until well blended but not bubbly. Pour over bread slices to cover all bread evenly,spooning some of the mixture between slices.
  • 3
    Refrigerate overnight.
  • 4
    The next day, prepare praline topping by combining melted butter, brown sugar, pecans, syrup, 1/2 teasp cinnamon, and 1/2 teasp nutmeg. Spread over bread/egg, cover with foil and bake at 350 degrees for 50 mins or until puffed and golden brown.
  • 5
    Serve with maple syrup.

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