Pumpkin Spice French Toast Bake

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1 loaf French bread, torn into 1-inch pieces
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp ginger
1/2 tsp allspice
1/2 tsp nutmeg
8 eggs
1/2 cup milk
3/4 cup pumpkin
2 Tbsp maple syrup
powdered sugar or maple syrup for serving
1. Place torn French bread loaf pieces into a lightly greased 8 inch by 8 inch glass baking dish.
2. Sprinkle the cinnamon, ginger, allspice and nutmeg over the bread pieces and toss lightly.
3. In a mixing bowl, whisk together the eggs, milk, canned pumpkin and maple syrup. Pour over the spiced bread pieces.
4. Cover with Saran™ Wrap and refrigerate overnight.
5.  In the morning, preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Remove the plastic wrap and bake for 40 to 45 minutes.
6. During the last 20 minutes of baking, cover lightly with a piece of foil to prevent browning of the bread pieces.
7. Let cool slightly before cutting. Sprinkle with powdered sugar or maple syrup. Serve with a side of fresh fruit.
from 5dollardinners.com
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Candace Trotter

Member since Nov 2009

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