I love recipes that I can prepare ahead and then serve a group; and this is one of those dishes. We had it over the Easter holiday and it was delicious – bread pudding for breakfast! What could be better? The recipe is from the Barefoot Contessa How Easy Is That? by Ina Garten. I baked it ahead and then just reheated in the microwave before serving for breakfast. And since it’s served with maple syrup, we added maple bacon for a really great start to the day.
1 challah loaf (egg bread), sliced 3/4″ thick (I couldn’t find challah, so I used egg rolls instead)
8 extra-large eggs
5 cups [...]
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I’m not one to take the time to cook French Toast in the morning when we have company, so this casserole is great. Assemble the ingredients the night before, refrigerate, and then bake the next morning. It combines the flavors of cinammon, vanilla, raisins, and cranberries in one breakfast treat. We had scambled eggs, ham, and fresh maple syrup with it – yum. My sister-in-law brought the recipe – Thanks Laura!
1 loaf (16 oz.) cinammon bread w/raisins
3/4 cup dried cranberries
3 cups half-and-half
2 tsp. vanilla extract
Pure maple syrup
Cube the bread, and place the bread cubes and cranberries in a greased [...]
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