Jack's Stuffed French Toast

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Cooking Time:

40 to 45 minutes
1 Loaf (1 pound) cubed French bread
1-8 oz. pkg. cubed cream cheese
8 eggs
2 1/2 c. milk
6 T. melted oleo
1/4 c. maple syrup
Chopped pecans (optional)
Spray 9x13 pan with Pam. Put 1/2 of bread cubes in pan, top with cream cheese cubes and remaining bread cubes.
Mix eggs, milk, butter, & syrup. Pour evenly over bread cubes. Use spatula to lightly press down and moisten all bread.
Cover with plastic wrap - refrigerate overnight. Preheat oven to 325 degrees and bake 40-45 minutes.
Let stand 10 minutes before serving.

Syrup:
1 c. sugar
8 tsp. cornstarch
1 tsp. cinnamon
2 Tbsp. lemon juice
2 c. apple juice
4 Tbsp. oleo
In small saucepan stir together sugar, cornstarch, and cinnamon. Stir in lemon juice and apple juice.
Cook over medium heat until thick. Cook 2 minutes longer. Stir in butter and serve. Can be made ahead.
Serve with meat and fruit garnish. Yummy! Syrup is good on ice cream too!

Ingredients

  • 1 Loaf (1 pound) cubed French bread
  • 1 - 8 oz. pkg. cubed cream cheese
  • 8 eggs
  • 2 1/2 c. milk
  • 6 T. melted oleo
  • 1/4 c. maple syrup
  •   Chopped pecans (optional)
  • 1 c. sugar
  • 8 tsp. cornstarch
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 2 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 2 c. apple juice
  • 4 Tbsp. oleo

Directions

Spray 9x13 pan with Pam. Put 1/2 of bread cubes in pan, top with cream cheese cubes and remaining bread cubes.
Mix eggs, milk, butter, & syrup. Pour evenly over bread cubes. Use spatula to lightly press down and moisten all bread.


Cover with plastic wrap - refrigerate overnight. Preheat oven to 325 degrees and bake 40-45 minutes.


Let stand 10 minutes before serving.

 

Syrup:
1 c. sugar
8 tsp. cornstarch
1 tsp. cinnamon
2 Tbsp. lemon juice
2 c. apple juice
4 Tbsp. oleo

In small saucepan stir together sugar, cornstarch, and cinnamon. Stir in lemon juice and apple juice. Cook over medium heat until thick. Cook 2 minutes longer. Stir in butter and serve. Can be made ahead. Serve with meat and fruit garnish. Yummy! Syrup is good on ice cream too!

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