Bed And Breakfast French Toast
|French bread loaf||1|
|Cream cheese||8 Ounce, softened|
|Eggs||8 Small, beaten|
|Maple syrup||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Half and half||2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)|
|Ground cinnamon||1 Teaspoon|
|Butter||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (About 0.5 Stick)|
Cut the bread in half lengthwise.
Spread the cream cheese evenly over the cut sides.
Cut into cubes and arrange in a 9xl3 inch baking dish.
Combine the eggs, the 1/2 cup maple syrup and half-and-half in a bowl; mix well.
Pour the egg mixture evenly over the bread cubes and sprinkle with cinnamon.
Chill, covered, for 8 to 10 hours.
Bake the next morning at 350 degrees for 1 hour.
Combine the butter and the 1/4 cup maple syrup in a small saucepan over medium heat.
Heat until butter melts, stirring frequently.
Do not boil.
Drizzle over the baked casserole.
Add more syrup if you prefer a sweeter dish.