FRENCH TOAST BAKE
12 slices day-old French bread (1 inch thick)
2 1/2 cups milk
1 cup packed brown sugar, divided
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
1 cup chopped pecans
1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted
2 cups fresh or frozen blueberries
Arrange bread in a greased 13 X 9 inch X 2 inch baking dish.
In a bowl, combine the eggs, milk, 3/4 cup brown sugar, vanilla and nutmeg; pour over bread.
Cover and refrigerate for 8 hours or overnight.
Remove from the refrigerator 30 minutes before baking. Sprinkle pecans over egg mixture.
Combine butter and remaining sugar; drizzle over the top.
Bake, uncovered, at 400 deg. F for 25 minutes. Sprinkle with blueberries. Bake 10 minutes longer or until a knife inserted near the center comes our clean. Yield: 6 - 8 servings.
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