BAKED FRENCH TOAST CASSEROLE
Prep time 20 min – Inactive prep time 8 hours – Cook time 40 minutes
Put together the night before you want to bake.
1 – 2 lb pkg french toast sticks
8 large eggs
2 cups half and half
1 cup milk
2 Tbsp Granulated Sugar
1 tsp Vanilla
1/4 tsp Cinnamon
1/4 tsp Nutmeg
Praline Topping, receipt follows
Serve with maple syrup
1 – Cut french toast sticks into bite size pieces, arrange in a generously buttered 9 x 13 baking dish.
2 – In a large bowl, combine the eggs, half & half, milk, sugar, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt.
3 – Beat with a rotary beater or whisk until blended, but not too bubbly.
4 – Pour mixture over the cut up french toast sticks, making sure all are covered evenly with the mixture.
5 – Cover with foil and refrigerate overnight.
6 – The next day, preheat oven to 350 degrees.
7 – Spread the Praline topping evenly over the bread – bake 40 minutes,
until puffed and lightly golden. Serve with maple syrup.
1/2 lb (2 sticks) butter
1 cup packed light brown sugar
1 cup chopped pecans
2 Tbsp light corn syrup
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1 – Combine all ingredients in a medium bowl, blend well.
2 – Spread over the top of the french toast sticks before baking.