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Baked French Toast Casserole with Maple Syrup Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Donna Sralla

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French Toast


Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 loaf French bread (13-16 oz)
8 large eggs
2 cups half and half
1 cup milk
2 tbsp sugar
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/4 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
dash salt
Praline Topping (recipe follows)
Maple syrup

Directions:
Directions:
Slice bread into 20 slices, 1-inch thick. Arrange slices in a generously buttered 9" x 13" 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 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 morning, preheat over to 350. Spread Praline Topping evenly over the bread and bake for 40 minutes, until puffed and lightly golden. Serve with maple syrup.
 

Praline Topping


Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 lb (2 sticks) butter
1 cup packed light brown sugar
1 cup chopped pecans (optional)
2 tbsp light corn syrup
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp ground nutmeg

Directions:
Directions:
Combine all ingredients in a medium bowl and blend well. Spread over casserole before baking.

 

 

 

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