- 1 loaf (10 ounces) French bread, cut into 1-inch cubes (10 cups)
- 8 eggs
- 3 cups milk
- 4 teaspoons sugar
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 3/4 teaspoon salt, optional
- For the Topping:
- 2 tablespoons butter or margarine, cubed
- 3 tablespoons sugar
- 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
- Maple syrup, optional
Place bread cubes in a greased 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking dish. In a mixing bowl, beat eggs, milk, sugar, vanilla and salt if desired. Pour over bread. Cover and refrigerate for 8 hours or overnight.
Remove from the refrigerator 30 minutes before baking. Dot with butter. Combine sugar and cinnamon; sprinkle over the top.
Cover and bake at 350 degrees F for 45 to 50 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Let stand for 5 minutes. Serve with syrup if desired.
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Recipe reprinted by permission of RDA Enthusiast Brands, LLC – &copy; 2014. All rights reserved.
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