Perfect for the weekend! Mix it up tonight and Bake it in the Morning!!
1/2 cup melted butter (1 stick)
1 cup brown sugar
12 slices of French bread
1 1/2 cup milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
chopped pecans or walnuts for topping (optional but so good)
Powdered sugar for sprinkling
Melt butter in microwave & add brown sugar….stir until mixed.
Pour butter/sugar mix into bottom of 9 x 9 pan….spread around
Beat eggs, milk, & vanilla
Lay single layer of sliced French bread in pan
Spoon 1/2 of egg mixture on bread layer
Add 2nd layer of sliced bread
Spoon on remaining egg mixture
Cover & chill in fridge overnight
Bake at 350 for 45 minutes (covered for the first 30 minutes)
Sprinkle nuts over the top and bake uncovered for 15 minutes
Sprinkle with powdered sugar. Serve with warm maple syrup.