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Amaretto Raisin Oven-Baked French Toast

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“This recipe has been a "fixer-upper" for a long time now. Have being playing around with ingredients and quantities and can't tell you where I found the original recipe. This is by no-means diet friendly!”
READY IN:
1hr 25mins
SERVES:
6-8
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Spray 13x9" baking dish, generously.
  3. Soak raisins in 2 tablespoons of Amaretto only, add 1 tablespoon more if needed, after raisins are plumped, drain.
  4. Butter both sides of bread and place in baking dish, single layer, covering the bottom of dish.
  5. In a bowl, toss almonds with sugar and sprinkle all over the bread.
  6. Drizzle maple syrup and Amaretto-soaked raisins over almonds.
  7. In a bowl, mix eggs, vanilla extract, almond extract, half-and-half, milk, cinnamon and nutmeg.
  8. Pour evenly over bread slices.
  9. Let baking dish rest for 30 minutes, before placing in oven.
  10. Bake for 30-45 minutes, until brown.
  11. Working rapidly, invert on serving tray, cut into squares, and sprinkle with powdered sugar, if desired.
  12. Enjoy and serve piping hot!

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