FRENCH TOAST BAKE
INGREDIENTS
  • Cooking Time: 35
  • Servings: 6-8
  • 12 slices day-old French bread (1 inch thick)
  • 5 eggs
  • 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
DIRECTIONS
  1. Arrange bread in a greased 13 X 9 inch X 2 inch baking dish.
  2. In a bowl, combine the eggs, milk, 3/4 cup brown sugar, vanilla and nutmeg; pour over bread.
  3. Cover and refrigerate for 8 hours or overnight.
  4. Remove from the refrigerator 30 minutes before baking. Sprinkle pecans over egg mixture.
  5. Combine butter and remaining sugar; drizzle over the top.
  6. 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.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
Start this the night before