Baked French Toast Casserole

Ingredients

1 Loaf French bread
1 cup Half & Half
1/2 cup Milk
2 tablespoons Sugar
1 teaspoon Vanilla extract
3/4 teaspoon Cinnamon
3/4 teaspoon Nutmeg
1/2 lb. Butter, melted (2 sticks)
1 cup Light brown sugar, packed
1 cup Chopped pecans

Preparation

1
Slice French bread into 1-inch slices. Arrange slices in a generously buttered 9 x 13-inch flat baking dish in 2 rows, overlapping the slices.
2
In a large bowl, combine the eggs, half-and-half, milk, sugar, vanilla, 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon, 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg and beat with a rotary beater or whisk until blended but not too bubbly.
3
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.
4
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spread Praline Topping evenly over the bread and bake for 40 minutes, until puffed and lightly golden. Serve with maple syrup. Praline Topping: 1/2 pound butter, melted 1 cup packed light brown sugar 1 cup chopped pecans 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg

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This recipe can be prepped the day before up to step 3, covered with foil and refrigerated overnight.

Yield:

10.0 servings

Added:

Saturday, December 12, 2009 - 1:05am

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