in honor of jeffy, i’m making one of his favorite breakfasts on sunday. just thinking about it is making me hungry!
1 french baguette, cut into 1 inch thick slices
6 large eggs
1 & 1/2 cups milk
1 cup half & half
1 tsp. vanilla extra
1/4 tsp. cinnamon
1/4 tsp. nutmeg
1/4 cup butter (or margarine) softened
1/2 cup light brown sugar
1/2 cups chopped walnuts
1 tablespoon light corn syrup
the night before you plan on serving, butter a 9 inch square baking pan. arrange bread slices, overlapping to fill the pan completely. combine eggs, milk, half & half, vanilla, cinnamon and nutmeg. mix well, then pour over bread slices & refrigerate overnight.
day of: preheat oven to 350 degrees. combine butter, brown sugar, walnuts & corn syrup. mix well, then spread evenly over soaked bread in pan. bake for 40 minutes or until puffed & golden. serve with syrup.