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Weekend guests? Make this scrumptious make-ahead French toast with brown sugar sauce. It’s sweet and easy!
Slice bread into 10 to 12 (1-inch thick) slices. Arrange bread slices on bottom of greased 13x9-inch baking dish; set aside.
Combine all remaining French toast ingredients in bowl. Beat at low speed until well mixed. Pour mixture over bread, covering all bread surfaces. Cover; refrigerate 4 hours or overnight.
Heat oven to 350°F.
Combine all sauce ingredients except almonds in saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, 3-4 minutes or until Butter with Olive Oil is melted. Continue cooking until mixture comes to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cook, stirring constantly, 1 minute. Remove from heat.
Sprinkle bread with almonds. Pour sauce mixture over bread mixture in pan. Bake, uncovered, 35-45 minutes or until knife inserted near center comes out clean and edges are golden brown. Let stand 5 minutes; sprinkle with powdered sugar, if desired. Serve warm with maple syrup, if desired.
Dietary Fiber: 2g
I made this for Easter breakfast and it was delicious! I followed the exact directions except that I used Pepperidge Farm Brown Sugar Swirl Bread instead of French bread. It looked as good as it tasted. I will definitely make this again.
This recipe is amazing! So easy to make and tastes soooo good. Everyone loved it!
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