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Baked French Toast Casserole Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Caroline Davis
Added: Tuesday, September 16, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 loaf French bread (day old works best)
butter for pan
8 large eggs
2 C. half & half
1 C. milk
2 T. sugar
1 T. vanilla
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. nutmeg
Dash of salt
Praline Topping (see recipe included)
Favorite Fruit Syrup

Praline Topping:
1.2 lb. ( 2 sticks) butter
1 C. light brown sugar
1 C. chopped pecans
2 T. light corn syrup
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. nutmeg

Directions:
Directions:
Slice French Bread into 20 slices, 1inch think. Arrange slices in a generously buttered 9 x13 baking dish, in 2 rows overlapping the slices. In a Large bowl combine eggs, half & half, milk, sugar, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt. Whisk until blended but not too bubbly. Pour mixture over the bread slices making sure all are covered evenly with the milk-egg mixture. Spoon some of the mixture in between the slices. Cover with foil and refrigerate overnight. The next day, preheat oven to 350. Spread Praline Topping evenly over the bread and bake for 45 minutes until puffed and lightly golden. Serve with your favorite fruit syrup.

Topping:Combine all ingredients in a bowl and blend well. Spread over bread as directed above.

 

 

 

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