January 8, 2009

This is the french toast recipe I made for Christmas Day and New Years Day...Sherry from "Gathering Hope" requested it....So here you go Sherry!.....hugs, Jen

"FRENCH TOAST CASSEROLE"
1 loaf bread (french, italian, white or wheat your preference)
8 large eggs
2 cups half and half
1 cup milk
2 tablespoons sugar
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
dash (pinch) salt
Praline topping (recipe follows)
Maple Syrup
Slice bread into 20 slices - 1 in. each, arrange slices into a generously butttered 9x13 flat glass baking dish in 2 rows, overlapping the slices.
In a large bowl, combine: eggs, half & half, milk, sugar, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg & salt, beat or whisk until blended not bubbly. Pour over bread slices, making sure all slices are covered evenly with the mixture. Spoon some of the mixture in between the slices. Cover with foil and refrigerate overnight.
The next day preheat oven to 350
Praline Topping: 1/2 pound butter (2 sticks) softened, 1 cup packed light brown sugar, 1 cup chopped pecan, 2 tablespoons light corn syrup, 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg.
Combine all ingredients in a medium bowl blend-well, spread evenly over bread. Bake for 40 minutes until puffed & lightly brown.
Serve with Maple Syrup


6 comments:

Black Sheep Lisa said...

Looks and sounds yummy!!

basketsnprims said...

Wow, that looks delicious. Thanks for sharing the recipe. I love your blog & your decorating.

Pam

Lisa said...

Oh My Good Golly Miss Molly - That looks DELICIOUS!! I think I am gonna have to write it down and try it. Thank you for sharing...I could literally eat breakfast food 24/7.

Kimberly said...

Fabulous looking french toast... I'm sure it's nnnot so good for me and my diet? You know, if I was a reeaaly good wife and mom, I would make it for my family anyway... it looks too good not to try!

Have a great night! Kimberly

Linda said...

I am so with you on the textures! It does make our prims even more interesting!!

Judy said...

Hi Jen
Cindy told me you were interested in the beeswax angel and prarie girl. You can email me you would like to purchase some. Thank-you for your kind words! You have a wonderful blog!
God Bless~Judy