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nuts about french toast (tnt)

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a recipe by
Lynnda Cloutier
Mission Viejo, CA

Sources: Angel Inn in Green Lake Wisconsin. This is one of those recipes the innkeepers guests keep requesting! I've made this many times. It's great for brunch. Everyone loves it.

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Ingredients For nuts about french toast (tnt)

  • 12 ounces italian bread -- cut into 1" thick slices
  • 8 beaten eggs
  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 cups half and half or light cream
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup butter -- softened
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons dark colored corn syrup
  • 1 cup coarsely chopped pecans -- walnuts, hickory or hazelnuts

How To Make nuts about french toast (tnt)

  • 1
    Butter a 13 x 9" baking dish. Arrange bread slices in the bottom of the dish, overlapping as needed
  • 2
    In a large mixing bowl, combine eggs, milk, half and half, vanilla, nutmeg and cinnamon. Slowly pour egg mixture evenly over bread. Press down lightly with large spoon. Cover and chill in the refrigerator for 2 to 24 hours.
  • 3
    For topping: In bowl, mix butter, brown sugar and corn syrup. Stir in nuts. Spoon the topping in small mounds over the bread in baking dish. Place baking dish in a 15 x10" baking pan (mixture may bubble over).
  • 4
    Bake, uncovered in a 325 oven for 1 hour or until puffed and golden. Let stand 15 minutes. Serves 10-12

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