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1 hr 5 mins
A delicious twist on french toast that can be made-ahead and chilled for up to 24 hours. Great for brunch, holidays, and special occasions.
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- 3 medium pears, peeled, cored, and thinly sliced
- 2 tablespoons packed brown sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon snipped fresh rosemary
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 14 -16 slices French bread (half-inch slices, about 1 loaf)
- 8 ounces brie cheese, rind removed and cheese thinly sliced
- 2 tablespoons butter, melted
- 3 tablespoons sugar
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 2 1/2 cups milk
- 3 eggs
- 1 tablespoon vanilla
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1Grease a 9x13 baking dish; set aside. In a large skillet cook pears, brown sugar, and rosemary in 2 T butter over medium heat for 4-5 mins or until pears are tender.
- 2Arrange 7 or 8 bread slices in a single layer in prepared dish. Spoon pear mixture and arrange Brie on bread slices. Top each stack with a bread slice. Brush bread with melted butter.
- 3Combine sugar and cinnamon. Sprinkle evenly over bread. In a medium bowl whisk together milk, eggs, vanilla, and salt. Slowly pour over bread slices. Cover and chill for 1-24 hours.
- 4Preheat oven to 375°F Bake, uncovered, for 40-45 mins or until edges are puffed and golden. Let stand for 10 minutes. Serve warm with maple syrup, berries, and honey, or cranberry conserve.
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Nutritional Facts for French Toast With Pears, Brie, and Cinnamon
Serving Size: 1 (319 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 8
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 601.7
- Calories from Fat 195
- Total Fat 21.7 g
- Saturated Fat 11.6 g
- Cholesterol 133.6 mg
- Sodium 1039.7 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 80.1 g
- Dietary Fiber 5.4 g
- Sugars 14.9 g
- Protein 20.9 g