"One of the nicest things in life is the way we must regularly stop whatever it is we are doing and devote our attention to eating."
~ Luciano Pavarotti
Make Ahead French Toast Casserole
18 slices of bread cubed
10-12 oz. package cream cheese (low fat is fine)
1 1/4 cup milk (low fat or skim is fine)
3/4 cup maple syrup or pancake syrup
Dash of cinnamon
Splash of vanilla extract
Preheat Oven: 350°
Place 9 pieces of cubed bread in 9 x 13 greased casserole
dish. Add cubed 12 ounces cream cheese. Top with remaining 9 pieces of
In bowl whisk 12 eggs, 1 ¼ cup milk and ¾
cup maple syrup, cinnamon and vanilla. Pour over bread and
Cover dish with lid or foil. Place in refrigerator
Remove from refrigerator approx. 30 minutes prior
Bake covered at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.
Uncover and continue to bake for approx. 20-25 minutes or until desired
appearance. Serve warm with maple syrup.