Baked Orange Walnut French Toast

Filed under: Breakfast, Breakfast - French Toast.

4 eggs
1 cup orange juice
2/3-1 cup milk
1/4 cup sugar
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 loaf (8 oz.) Italian bread cut in 1" slices (8 -1" slices)
1/3 cup butter or margarine, melted
1/2 cups chopped walnuts
grated orange peel to taste

Whisk together eggs, orange juice, milk, sugar, nutmeg and vanilla. Place bread in single layer in large, flat dish. Pour milk mixture over bread, turn once, cover and refrigerate overnight.
To cook, preheat oven to 400. Pour melted buttered on jellyroll pan, evenly. Arrange soaked bread slices in a single layer in pan. Sprinkle with walnuts. Bake until golden, 15 to 20 minutes. Sprinkle fresh orange zest on top and serve with real maple syrup. Garnish with orange peel.

Recipe Summary:
Yield: 8
Prep Time: Serves 4-8 (about 8 pieces)
Cook Time: 15-20 minutes

Other recipes by Sobotta Manor Bed and Breakfast:
Orange Cranberry Scones
Cappuccino Brownies

Recipe Provided By:
Sobotta Manor Bed and Breakfast
Mount Airy, NC

Mount Airy Bed and Breakfast Inns