Nuts About French Toast (TNT)

Nuts About French Toast (tnt)

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Lynnda Cloutier


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


★★★★★ 1 vote



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    12 ounces italian bread -- cut into 1" thick slices
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    8 beaten eggs
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    2 cups milk
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    2 cups half and half or light cream
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    2 teaspoons vanilla
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    1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
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    1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
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    1/2 cup butter -- softened
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    1 cup packed brown sugar
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    2 tablespoons dark colored corn syrup
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    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
    overlapping as needed
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine eggs, milk, half
    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
    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
    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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