We are always on the look out for awesome recipes to share with our friends.
We found this Make-Ahead French Toast recipe on Grandparents.com and boy is it delicious!! This is just perfect to make for Christmas morning as most everything is done the night before so you don’t have to give up too much of your “family” time slaving away in the kitchen. It also works well for a nice Sunday morning breakfast.
We hope you enjoy this yummy French Toast and will share your thoughts with us.
Make it a great day, you deserve it!
Tracey and Aileen
Active Time: 7 min
Total Time: 1 hr 7 min, plus overnight soaking
1 (12 1/2 oz) loaf of favorite bread (such as challah), cut into 1-inch-thick slices
3 cups whole milk
7 large eggs
1/2 cup light-brown sugar
1/4 cup real maple syrup, plus more for serving
2 tsp pure vanilla extract
2 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp nutmeg
1. Generously butter a 13 x 9–inch casserole. Arrange bread slices in dish, staggering in rows.
2. In large bowl, beat together milk, eggs, brown sugar, maple syrup, vanilla, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Pour over bread and press down, making sure slices absorb liquid. Cover with foil.
3. Refrigerate overnight.
4. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Remove foil and bake casserole 55 minutes to 1 hour, until puffy and golden. Serve with more maple syrup, if desired.
Nutritional Information Per Serving: 450 calories, 62g carbs, 17g protein, 17g fat, 325mg cholesterol, 580mg sodium, 1g fiber