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French Toast Casserole
1 (1 pound) loaf French bread; cut
diagonally in 1 inch slices
2 c half-and-half cream
1 1/2 c 2% or whole milk
2 ts vanilla extract
1/4 ts ground cinnamon
3/4 c butter
1 1/2 c brown sugar
3 tb light corn syrup
Butter a 9x13 inch baking dish. Arrange the slices of bread in the bottom. In a large bowl, beat together eggs, milk, cream, vanilla and cinnamon. Pour over bread slices, cover, and refrigerate overnight.
In a small saucepan, combine butter, brown sugar and corn syrup. Cover with a lid. DO NOT COOK.
The next morning, preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Heat the butter, brown sugar and corn syrup until bubbling. Pour over bread and egg mixture.
Bake in preheated oven, uncovered, for 40 minutes or until brown.