Baked Overnight French Toast Casserole with Praline Topping

Baked Overnight French Toast Casserole with Praline Topping

by Luke Cruz 6 months ago
5 (1)
40 minutes
501.7 kcal
46.9 g carbs
Description

This is an easy, delicious, do-ahead baked casserole brunch recipe that doesn't need any syrup, since the French toast has its own praline topping. You can microwave the praline topping slightly to help spreadability.

Ingredients
  • 1 loaf French bread, cut into 1-inch slices
  • 8 eggs
  • 2 cups half-and-half
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup chopped toasted pecans
  • 2 teaspoons light corn syrup
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg
Directions
  1. 1. Grease a 9x13-inch baking pan and arrange bread slices in a row.
  2. 2. Combine eggs, half-and-half, milk, sugar, vanilla extract, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt in a large bowl. Beat using an electric mixer until blended. Pour mixture over bread slices, making sure all are evenly covered. Cover baking dish with aluminum foil and refrigerate, 8 hours to overnight.
  3. 3. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  4. 4. Combine butter, brown sugar, chopped pecans, corn syrup, cinnamon, and nutmeg in a bowl. Spread praline topping over bread mixture.
  5. 5. Bake in the preheated oven until puffed and lightly golden, about 40 minutes.
Nutrition Facts
serving: 12 servings
calories: 501.7 kcal
carbohydrates: 46.9 g
protein: 11.5 g
saturated fat: 14.7 g
cholesterol: 181.2 mg
sodium: 480.8 mg
fiber: 2 g
sugar: 22.9 g