The Dinsmore House Bed and Breakfast
Pecan Crusted French Toast: Breakfast-Brunch
Prep time:2 hours
Cut loaf of french bread into 1 inch slices and cover the bottom of an 8x10 greased baking dish with bread. Press bread together so no gaps can be seen. Place a 2nd layer of 1 inch slices on top of primary layer in 8x10 baking dish.Combine the following ingredients in a bowl, mix and pour evenly over bread in 8x10 dish: * 8 Large Eggs * 2 Cups half and half * 1 Cup whole milk * 2 T sugar * 1 t vanilla * ¼ t cinnamon * ¼ t nutmeg
Place baking dish in refrigerator for 2 hours, or overnight. Blend the following ingredients in a mixing bowl: * 2 sticks of softened butter * 1 Cup packed light brown sugar * 1 Cup of chopped pecans * 2 T light corn syrup * ½ t cinnamon * ½ t nutmeg
Spread mixture evenly over bread, so that no bread is visible. Bake at 350 degrees for about 50 minutes. Makes 8 large servings.