Prep Time: 30 mins | Cook Time: 45 mins | Chill Time: 6 hrs | Total Time: 7 hrs 15 mins | Yield: 12 Servings
This incredible recipe is a must-try! Oh, man, I can’t count how many times this made my life so happy. Give it a try and enjoy!
20 oz sandwich bread*, cubed
1 c pecans, chopped
8 large Eggs
2 c whole milk
1/4 c maple syrup*
1 tbsp vanilla extract
1 tsp salt
1 1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp nutmeg
4 tbsp salted butter, sliced
1/2 c light brown sugar
1 tsp cinnamon
Step 1: Apply cooking spray in a 9×13-inch baking dish.
Step 2: Slice the bread into 1-inch cuts.
Step 3: Place the cubed bread into the baking dish as well as the pecans.
Step 4: In a medium mixing bowl, add the milk, eggs, cinnamon, nutmeg, real maple syrup, vanilla extract, and salt. Whisk until well combined.
Step 5: Spread the egg mixture on top of the pecans and bread.
Step 6: Cover the baking dish and place it inside the fridge to chill for at least 4 to 6 hours or overnight.
Step 7: Remove from the fridge and let it sit at room temperature.
Step 8: Prepare the oven and preheat to 175 degrees C or 350 degrees F.
Step 9: In a small mixing bowl, add the brown sugar, sliced butter, and cinnamon. Beat until well combined.
Step 10: Crumble the mixture on top of the whole casserole dish, then cover it with foil.
Step 11: Place it inside the preheated oven and bake for 25 to 30 minutes.
Step 12: Remove the foil cover and bake for 15 to 20 minutes more or until done.
Step 13: Remove from the oven and allow it to cool at room temperature.
Step 14: Slice into small cuts, then sprinkle powdered sugar and drizzle with maple syrup on top.
Step 15: Serve and enjoy!