The Painted Lady Bed & Breakfast and Tea House
Baked French Toast: Breakfast-Brunch
Prep time:15 minutes
1/3 cup butter
1/3 cup maple syrup
1/2 cup chopped pecans, toasted
10 1 inch thick slices French bread
1 3/4 cup milk
Stir together butter and syrup. Pour into 3 quart baking dish. Sprinkle one fourth of a cup of the pecans over butter mixture. Arrange bread slices in a single layer on top of the nuts.
In a medium bowl, combine eggs & milk. Pour over bread. Sprinkle with remaining pecans. Cover & refrigerate 2-12 hours.
Remove cover and bake at 350 degrees for 30-35 minutes or until center appears set & top is lightly browned. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.
Serve with sliced bananas & strawberries and or maple syrup. May be sweetened with honey or brown sugar or topped with any fruit you like. Enjoy!