December 11, 2011

Holiday Cheer: Baked French Toast

Continuing from yesterday's didn't know yesterday had a theme, did's another 'put together the night before and bake in the morning' recipes.  Another great Christmas morning recipes.

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Baked French Toast
  • 1 (1 pound) loaf French bread, cut diagonally in 1 inch slices
  • 8 eggs
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 1/2 cups half-and-half cream
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 1 1/3 cups brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons light corn syrup
1.  Butter a 9x13 inch baking dish. Arrange the slices of bread in the bottom. In a large bowl, beat together eggs, milk, cream, vanilla and cinnamon. Pour over bread slices, cover, and refrigerate overnight.
2.  The next morning, preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In a small saucepan, combine butter, brown sugar and corn syrup; heat until bubbling. Pour over bread and egg mixture.
3.  Bake in preheated oven, uncovered, for 40 minutes. 

He who has no Christmas in his heart will never find Christmas under a tree. -Sunshine Magazine


Susan M said...

That sounds so good. Maybe I could invite the neighbors over.

Anna Kathryn Lanier said...

Yeah, do a neighborhood brunch.

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Susan M said...

Yea!!! real people actually do win those things.

marybelle said...

Another great recipe. I do love food you can prepare ahead of time.