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CA Grown's Overnight French Toast

Dec 23, 2016 07:09AM ● By Melanie Heisinger

Photo courtesy of CA Grown.

Tis the season to enjoy comfort foods! Enjoy CA Grown's recipe for Peaches & Cream French Toast Bake. 

Peaches & Cream French Toast Bake

Serves 8

Ingredients

  1. 2- 15oz. cans sliced peaches, drained
  2. 1 loaf french bread, torn into medium sized pieces
  3. 3 large croissants, torn into medium sized pieces
  4. 6 large eggs
  5. 1.5 cups milk
  6. 1.5 cup heavy cream, divided
  7. 1 teaspoon vanilla
  8. 1/4 cup sugar
  9. 1/2 cup brown sugar
  10. 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  11. 1/2 cup chopped pecans

Instructions

  1. Butter a 13x9 pan. Add the french bread and croissant pieces to the pan
  2. Mix eggs, milk, 1/2 cup of the heavy cream, sugar and vanilla and pour over bread
  3. Place the drained peach slices onto the top of the bread
  4. Combine the brown sugar and cinnamon and dust over the top of peaches. Top with chopped pecans.
  5. Cover and refrigerate overnight
  6. In the morning, remove french toast from refrigerator and preheat oven to 350.
  7. Heat the remaining 1 cup heavy cream on low heat until it is reduced by half. For over french toast mixture and bake for 45 minutes.
  8. Allow to rest. Serve with warm maple syrup and dust with powdered sugar