Baked French Toast

Ingredients:

3/4 cup Brown Sugar

1/4 cup Maple Syrup

1/2 cup Butter, melted

1 Baguette, sliced 1” thick

5 Eggs, lightly beaten

1 cup Milk

1/2 cup Cream

1 teaspoon Vanilla

1 teaspoon ground Cinnamon

1/4 teaspoon ground Nutmeg

1/4 teaspoon Salt

Powdered Sugar, for garnish

Berries, for garnish

Directions:

In the bottom of a 9×13 inch baking dish, whisk together the melted butter, brown sugar, and maple syrup. Lay the baguette slices side by side, cut-side down, in the butter mixture.

In a bowl, whisk the eggs, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt. Pour in the milk and cream, whisking to combine. Pour the egg mixture in the baking dish over the sliced bread. Cover and refrigerate overnight.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

Remove French toast from there refrigerator and baking for 35-45 minutes. The tops should be golden brown and crispy. Garnish with powdered sugar and fruit.

*Must be made the night before

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Photographed by Alli Shepherd.