5 August, 2012
Night Before French Toast Casserole
10 ounces french bread loaf, sliced 1ʺ thick
8 large eggs
3 cups milk
4 teaspoons sugar
¾ teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
2 tablespoons butter, sliced thin
1 tablespoon butter
Grease a 13ʺ x 9ʺ x 2ʺ baking pan with 1 tablespoon butter.
Arrange sliced bread in single layer in buttered pan.
In large bowl beat eggs milk, sugar, salt, and vanilla. Pour over bread. Cover with foil and refrigerate from 4 to 36 hours.
Preheat oven to 350°
Dot each bread slice with sliced butter. Bake uncovered, for 45 minutes, or until bread is puffy and golden brown.
Let stand 5 minutes before serving.
Serve with warmed maple syrup, fruit jam or apple butter as a topping along with a breakfast side meat of your choice.