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Saturday, June 25, 2011

French Toast Casserole

Since I had a sleepover last night, I wanted to cook something fun and yummy for breakfast this morning. If you love something sweet for breakfast, you will love this. You make it the night before so in the morning... all you have to do is stick it in the oven. Once again, Pioneer Women gives me another amazing recipe. It was a big hit... everyone loved it. I already knew that I loved it because along with the other breakfast Casserole I made, these were both served at that lovely bridal shower that I went to in January. YUM!!!!

Baked French Toast

Ingredients

  • FRENCH TOAST
  • 1 loaf Crusty Sourdough Or French Bread
  • 8 whole Eggs
  • 2 cups Whole Milk
  • ½ cups Whipping (heavy) Cream
  • ¾ cups Sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons Vanilla Extract
  • Topping
  • ½ cups All-purpose Flour
  • ½ cups Firmly Packed Brown Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoons Salt
  • 1 stick Cold Butter, Cut Into Pieces
  • Fresh Fruit (optional)

Preparation Instructions

Grease 9 x 13-inch baking pan with butter. Tear bread into chunks (or cut into cubes) and evenly distribute in the pan.
Mix together eggs, milk, cream, sugar, and vanilla. Pour evenly over bread. Cover tightly and store in the fridge several hours or overnight.
In a separate bowl, mix flour, brown sugar, cinnamon, and salt. Add nutmeg if desired. Add butter pieces and but into the dry mixture until mixture resembles fine pebbles. Store in a Ziploc in the fridge.
When you’re ready to bake the casserole, preheat oven to 350 degrees. Remove casserole from oven and sprinkle crumb mixture over the top. (If you’re using fruit, sprinkle on before the crumb mixture.) Bake for 45 minutes for a softer, more bread pudding texture. Bake 1 hour or more for a firmer, less liquid texture.
Scoop out individual portions. Top with butter and drizzle with maple syrup.


4 comments:

Lauren Graff said...

French Toast is my favorite food! This looks amazing!!! I love your fort week too!

jamie hixon said...

That sounds super good, but I probably wont make it because dan doesn't like breakfast casseroles. Darn.

Jennica said...

It was AMAZING! Epic win for the whole slumby!

Lori said...

sounds dangerous.... maybe i could make this if i ever have a brunch party where i know lots of people besides me will eat it! thanks for the recipe!!