Cooking time
40 min
Serves
8
Ingredients
  • 1 loaf French bread
  • 8 large eggs
  • 500 mL (2 cups) Island Farms by Natrel Half & Half cream
  • 250 mL (1 cup) Island Farms 2% milk
  • 30 mL (2 tbsp) granulated sugar
  • 5 mL (1 tsp) vanilla extract
  • 1 mL (¼ tsp) ground cinnamon
  • 1 mL (¼ tsp) ground nutmeg
  • Dash of salt
Preparation
  1. Slice the French bread into 2.5-cm (1-in.) slices and arrange in a buttered 23 x 32.5 cm (9 x 13 in.) baking dish in 2 rows, overlapping the slices.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the eggs, half & half, sugar, milk, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt.
  3. Beat with a mixer until blended but not too bubbly.
  4. Pour the mixture over the bread slices, covering evenly.
  5. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  6. The next day, bake at 175 °C (350 °F) for 40 minutes or until lightly golden.
  7. Serve with maple syrup.