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Overnight French Toast

What You’ll Need
  • 16-ounce loaf of french bread
  • 5 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1/2 cup half-and-half
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • foil
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter (for topping)
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup (for topping)
What to Do
  1. With an adult's help, cut the bread into 1-inch slices.
  2. Place the eggs, milk, half-and-half, maple syrup, and salt into a large bowl. Whisk the mixture until blended.

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  3. Place the sliced bread into a baking dish. Pour the mixture over the bread and press the slices into it. Cover the dish with foil and refrigerate overnight.

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  4. Remove the dish from the refrigerator at least one hour before baking. Ask an adult for help to preheat the oven to 375°F. Bake the french toast for 35 minutes or until golden brown.
  5. For the topping, combine the melted butter and 2 tablespoons of maple syrup. Pour it over the french toast before serving.

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Photos by: Guy Cali Associates, Inc.

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