Recipe for OVEN French Toasts


1 baguette of brioche, crusty sourdough, or French bread that is at least a day old Eggs whole six 1 cup milk whole 1/2 cup cream for heavy frothing One tablespoon of vanilla essence 1 teaspoon nutmeg cinnamon dash 4 tablespoons plus additional butter to grease the pan


Butter and set aside a 9-by-13-inch baking dish that has been greased.



After slicing the bread into 1 inch thick segments (1/2 to 1 inch thick), halve each slice.


– Mix together eggs, milk, cream, vanilla, cinnamon and nutmeg in a large bowl. After dipping each slice of bread in the milk mixture, arrange them in an overlapping fashion in a baking dish.


Cover the bread with the remaining milk mixture and place under foil to rest for a minimum of one hour In preparation to bake, preheat the oven to 350°F. Cover and bake the French toast for an additional 30 minutes.


To make cinnamon sugar topping, combine one teaspoon of cinnamon with two tablespoons of sugar. Remove from foil and spread melted butter on top, followed by a cinnamon-sugar mixture sprinkled on top.


Continue baking uncovered for 15 minutes. After a brief cooling period, serve tepid.

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