Macadamia Nut French Toast

Filed under: Breakfast, Breakfast - French Toast.

Buttery macadamia nuts mingle with a sprinkling of powdered sugar in this dreamy make-ahead French toast.

4 large eggs, lightly beaten
1/4 cup sugar
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
2/3 cup orange juice
1/2 cup milk
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 (16-ounce) loaf Italian bread, cut into 1 inch slices
2/3 cup butter or margarine, melted
1/2 cup macadamia nuts, chopped and toasted
Garnishes: powdered sugar, ground nutmeg

Combine first 6 ingredients in a bowl, stirring well.
Arrange bread slices in a single layer in a lightly greased13-x 9- 2-inch baking dish. Pour egg mixture over bread slices; cover and chill at least 8 hours, turning bread once.
Pour butter into a 15-x 10- x1-inch jellyroll pan; place bread slices in a single layer in pan.
Bake at 400 degrees for 10 minutes; sprinkle with nuts. Bake 10 additional minutes. Garnish, if desired. Serve immediately. Yield 6 servings.

Recipe Summary:
Yield: 6
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes

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Recipe Provided By:
Black Horse Inn
Warrenton, VA

Warrenton Bed and Breakfast Inns