baked french toast casserole with maple syrup

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a 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
serves 12
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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