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Oven Baked Nutmeg Praline French Toast Recipe

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This recipe for Oven Baked Nutmeg Praline French Toast, by , is from The Kleymann Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Cathi Spick
Added: Tuesday, August 26, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
8 Slices Italian bread, cut about 3/4" thick
4 eggs
1 c. milk or half n' half
2 Tbsp. granulated sugar
2 Tbsp. orange flavored liqueur or orange juice
1/2 tsp. vanilla
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1/4 tsp. salt
1/3 c. butter
1/2 c . chopped pecans
1/4 firmly packed brown sugar
1 Tbsp. melted butter

Directions:
Directions:
Place bread in single layer in 13x9 inch baking dish. Whisk together eggs, milk, sugar, liqueur, vanilla, nutmeg, and salt. Pour over bread, turning once to coat evenly. Refrigerator, covered, several hours or overnight. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Place 1/3 cup butter in 15x10 inch jellyroll pan; place in oven to melt butter. Remove from oven, tilt pan to coat evenly with butter. Arrange bread in single layer in prepared pan. Bake, uncovered, about 25 minutes or until firm and golden brown.

Meanwhile, combine pecans, brown sugar, and 1 tablespoon melted butter in small bowl. Sprinkle over baked French toast. Broil, about 5 inches from heat, WATCHING carefully, about 1 minute or until topping begins to bubble.

Variations: Other toppings include softened cream cheese combined with maple syrup, sweetened cream or butter with fruit preserves.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4-6 Servings
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I make this for Christmas morning. Prepare the night before and pop it in the oven for a brunch.

 

 

 

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