Lauren's French Toast Casserole
12 Slices fo Cinnamon & Brown Sugar Bread (ie Pepperidge Farm)
2 Cups Milk
1 tsp. Vanilla
1/4 tsp. Nutmeg
1 1/2 Packages of Cream Cheese
Dash of Salt
1/2 Cup Brown Sugar
4 TBLSP. Butter
1 TBLSP. Maple Syrup (NH Made of Course!)
In a 9X13 baking dish, greased well (with butter or spray coating ie PAM) stack bread with cream cheese spread on one side, cream cheese side down. Mix eggs, milk, vanilla, nutmeg, cinnamon and salt. Pour over bread making sure all the bread is covered. Soak bread overnight.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Stir butter (melted), brown sugar and syrup then pour over the bread. Bake about 1 hour. Let set for 10 or 15 minutes before serving.
This recipe has also become a traditional Christmas Morning meal! My Daughter-In-Law made it to share one year and I've shared it with many of my other friends. ENJOY! Thank you Lauren!