I love French Toast. I love easy recipes during the holiday season. This recipe is made the day ahead and baked in the morning. Just a few ingredients and your family will love this delicious recipe. Included is a recipe for pineapple syrup.
Ingredients for French Toast:
1 loaf (16 ounces) of crusty white bread, I used 2 day old sourdough, torn into pieces
Butter for greasing casserole dish
2 1/2 cups cream, I used heavy cream
2 teaspoons of vanilla
1 8 ounce can of Dole Pineapple Tidbits
Powdered sugar for dusting on top
Butter the inside of a 9 x 13 casserole dish. Tear 1/2 loaf of bread up into pieces. Drain pineapple and reserve the juice for the syrup. Place pineapple tidbits on top of torn bread. Cover pineapple with the remaining loaf of bread, torn into pieces.
Combine eggs, cream and vanilla and mix well. Pour this evenly over the casserole. Cover with foil and place in the refrigerator overnight.
The next morning, take your casserole out of the refrigerator. Let it sit on the counter for 20 minutes. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Bake for 40 – 60 minutes until custard is set. Make your syrup the day ahead or while casserole is baking with juice that was reserved.
Reserved pineapple juice from tidbits
1 Tablespoon of butter, melted
3 Tablespoons of powdered sugar