Baked French Toast, New Orleans Style

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READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Spray a 12 x 8 inch casserole or baking dish with nonstick spray or lightly grease with butter.
  • Arrange slices of bread across bottom of dish, completely covering bottom (squeeze in more if the bottom shows).
  • In a mixing bowl, combine eggs, half and half, sugar and nutmeg; beat well.
  • Pour evenly over the bread, then cover dish with plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight.
  • Before baking, preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  • Uncover, and bake in preheated oven for 20-25 minutes or until puffed and golden brown.
  • Meanwhile, prepare sauce, by melting butter in a skillet over medium heat.
  • Add the pears, and cook 2 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally.
  • In a small bowl, combine water and cornstarch, blending well; add honey and cornstarch to the pears and cook 2 minutes, stirring, or until mixture thickens and is bubbly.
  • Serve sauce over French toast.
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