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french toast brunch casserole

★★★★★ 5
a recipe by
Carolyn Haas
Whitewater, WI

Had company for brunch and wanted too make French toast without the bother of individual pieces. This is a combination of recipe from lots of different places with my own little twists.

★★★★★ 5
serves 6
prep time 40 Min
cook time 1 Hr
method Bake

Ingredients For french toast brunch casserole

  • 5 c
    day-old french bread, torn into pieces
  • 4
  • 1 1/2 c
    milk any %
  • !/4 tsp
    salt, or less
  • 2 Tbsp
    white sugar
  • 1 tsp
  • 2 Tbsp
    brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp
  • 2 Tbsp
    pecans, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp

How To Make french toast brunch casserole

  • 1
    If using fresh bread, tear into pieces the night before and leave out so that it dries out a bit.
  • 2
    About 2 hrs before you want to eat, spray 8x8 inch pan with baking spray. In large measuring cup, whisk milk, eggs, vanilla and salt together.
  • 3
    Put bread pieces in a large bowl, pour in the milk mixture and stir together. Place into your sprayed pan and let sit for about 1/2 hour. Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  • 4
    Make topping of brown sugar, cinnamon and pecans. Sprinkle on bread and dot with butter. Bake for 1 hour or until middle is almost set. If not, bake for an additional 10 minutes, or until more set.
  • 5
    Cool for 10 minutes before serving.

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