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.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
cook:
40 mins
additional:
8 hrs
total:
9 hrs
Servings:
12
Yield:
12 servings
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Ingredients

12
Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Praline Topping:

Directions

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  • Grease a 9x13-inch baking pan and arrange bread slices in a row.

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  • 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.

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  • Combine butter, brown sugar, chopped pecans, corn syrup, cinnamon, and nutmeg in a bowl. Spread praline topping over bread mixture.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until puffed and lightly golden, about 40 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

502 calories; protein 11.5g 23% DV; carbohydrates 46.9g 15% DV; fat 31g 48% DV; cholesterol 181.2mg 60% DV; sodium 480.8mg 19% DV. Full Nutrition
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Rating: 5 stars
04/17/2020
Followed recipe but halved and was thrilled with results. Absolutely delicious! Read More
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