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Paula Deen's Baked French Toast Casserole with Maple Syrup

Last Modified: 02/14/08
First Published: 12/22/07
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This is a quite rich as well as expensive dish. What brings up the cost in this recipe is the one cup of pecans. Pecans, while you can sometimes find a large pack for a reasonable price, are usually quite expensive. For a somewhat cheaper cost, try to subsitute the pecans for almonds or walnuts.

 

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Servings: 6
Total Cost: $10.90
Cost Per Serving: $1.82
Total Calories: 5,836
Calories/Serving: 973
IngredientVolumeMassCostCalorie
Bread, White * 16.00 Ounces $1.13 907
Eggs, Chicken * 400.00 Grams $1.33 624
Cream, Light, Half & Half 2 Cups 484.00 Grams $2.60 630
Milk, Whole 1 Cup 240.00 Grams $0.24 150
Sugar, White Granulated 2 Tablespoons 25.00 Grams $0.03 97
Butterscotch Chips 1 Teaspoon 5.00 Grams $0.04 23
Cinnamon, Ground 1/4 Teaspoon 0.57 Gram $0.03 1
Nutmeg, Ground 1/4 Teaspoon 0.58 Gram $0.11 3
Salt, Table 1 Dash 0.75 Gram $0.00 0
Butter, Unsalted * 0.50 Pound $1.01 1,620
Brown Sugar, Packed 1 Cup 220.00 Grams $0.65 829
Pecans 1 Cup 120.00 Grams $3.20 822
Corn Syrup, Light 2 Tablespoons 41.00 Grams $0.23 120
Cinnamon, Ground 1/2 Teaspoon 1.13 Grams $0.06 3
Nutmeg, Ground 1/2 Teaspoon 1.17 Grams $0.23 6

1 loaf French bread (13 to 16 ounces)
8 large eggs
2 cups half-and-half
1 cup milk
2 tablespoons granulated sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
Dash salt

Maple syrup

Praline Topping:
1/2 pound (2 sticks) butter
1 cup packed light brown sugar
1 cup chopped pecans
2 tablespoons light corn syrup
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg

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