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Baked French Toast Casserole with Maple Syrup Recipe

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This recipe for Baked French Toast Casserole with Maple Syrup, by , is from The Osborn Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Megan Jacobson
Added: Friday, September 26, 2008

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 Loaf French bread (13-16 oz)
8 Large eggs
2 Cups half and half
1 Cup milk
2 Tablespoons granulated sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
teaspoon ground cinnamon
teaspoon ground nutmeg
Dash of salt
*Praline topping
Maple syrup

Directions:
Directions:
Slice French bread into 20 slices, 1 inch each
Arrange slices in a buttered 9x13 flat baking dish in 2 rows, overlapping the slices
In a large bowl, combine eggs, half and half, milk, sugar, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt and beat with a rotary beater or whisk until blended, but NOT TOO BUBBLY
Pour the mixture over the bread slices, making sure all are covered evenly
Spoon some of the mixture in between the slices
Cover with foil and refrigerate overnight

*Praline topping:
pound (2 sticks) butter
1 cup packed light brown sugar
1 cup chopped pecans
2 Tablespoons light corn syrup
teaspoon ground cinnamon
teaspoon ground nutmeg

Combine all ingredients in a medium bowl and blend well
Spread Praline topping evenly over the bread and bake for 40 minutes, until puffed and lightly golden. Serve with maple syrup

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
12

 

 

 

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