Prepare this on a Saturday night and bake it Sunday morning. Your family will love this so much that it might become a Sunday breakfast tradition.
Make-Ahead French Toast
- 1 (12½ oz) loaf of favorite bread (such as challah), cut into 1-inch-thick slices
- 3 cup whole milk
- 7 large eggs
- ½ cup light-brown sugar
- ¼ cup real maple syrup, plus more for serving
- 2 tsp pure vanilla extract
- 2 tsp cinnamon
- ¼ tsp nutmeg
Generously butter a 13 x 9–inch casserole. Arrange bread slices in dish, staggering in rows.
In large bowl, beat together milk, eggs, brown sugar, maple syrup, vanilla, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Pour over bread and press down, making sure slices absorb liquid. Cover with foil.
Preheat oven to 350°F. Remove foil and bake casserole 55 minutes to 1 hour, until puffy and golden. Serve with more maple syrup, if desired.
Serves 6. Per serving: 450 calories, 62g carbs, 17g protein, 17g fat, 325mg cholesterol, 580mg sodium, 1g fiber
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Total Cost: $5.64
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