Baked Pumpkin French Toast
Makes 6-8 Servings
*This recipe is best if it is prepared the night before, but if you don't have that much time then just let it sit for a couple hours before baking.
4 cups bread cubes cut into 1" cubes. (use left over or day old french bread)
7 large eggs
2 cups milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup pumpkin puree (NOT pumpkin pie puree)
1 1/2 teaspoons pumpkin spice
4 Tablespoons brown sugar
1/4 cup walnuts, chopped
Spray a 9"x13" casserole dish with cooking spray.
Place the bread cubes in the bottom of the dish.
In a large bowl, whisk together eggs, milk, vanilla, pumpkin puree and pumpkin spice. Pour over bread cubes and push down until all the bread is soaked.
Cover with plastic wrap and place in the refrigerator overnight.
In the morning, preheat oven to 350Â°
Uncover and top with brown sugar and nuts.
Bake for 35 minutes or until golden brown.
Serve immediately with maple syrup.
Recipe from Theres Always Pizza at TheresAlwaysPizza.com