Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Praline French Toast Casserole - Paula Deen

Servings: 8

8 eggs
1 1/2 cups half-and-half
1/2 cup maple syrup
1/2 cup light brown sugar, packed
10-12 slices soft bread, 1 inch thick

1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup light brown sugar, packed
3/4 cup maple syrup
2 cups pecans, chopped
Change Measurements: US Metric

Directions:Prep Time: 30 mins
Total Time: 1 1/2 hrs
1 Generously butter a 13 X 9 inch casserole dish;.
2 Mix the eggs, half and half, maple syrup,and sugar in a large bowl.
3 Place the bread slices in the prepared casserole dish and cover with the egg mixture: cover with plastic wrap and let soak overnight in refrigerator.
4 Preheat oven to 350 degrees; remove the casserole from refrigerator.
5 Make the Topping: melt the butter in a saucepan; add sugar and maple syrup and cook for 1 to 2 minutes; stir in pecans;.
6 Pour the mixture over the bread and bake for 45 to 55 minutes, allow to cool 10 minutes before serving, enjoy.

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