Panera Bread Bread Oven French Toast
6-8 thick slices cinnamon raisin bread
6 T. butter
1 t. vanilla
1 1/2 C. half and half
1 C. milk
1/2 t. cinnamon
1 C. pecans, coarsely chopped
4 eggs, beaten
2 T. dark corn syrup
Dash of nutmeg
1/2 C. light brown sugar
Preheat the oven to 350° F. Generously butter a 13 x 9 x 2 baking pan.
Butter both sides of bread and place in baking pan, covering
bottom of pan.
In a bowl, toss pecans with brown sugar and distribute over
bread. Drizzle corn syrup over pecans. In a bowl, mix eggs, vanilla, half and
half, milk, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Pour evenly over bread slices.
Let baking pan rest 15 to 30 minutes before putting in the
oven. Bake at 350° F. for 30 to 45 minutes, until brown. Invert on serving tray,
cut into squares and enjoy piping hot.