You are here: Home » Recipes » French Toast Casserole with Praline Topping French Toast Casserole with Praline Topping Recipe by busiafate Yield 8-12 servings PrintEmail Ingredients 1 loaf french bread8 large eggs2 cups half & half1 cup milk2 tablespoons sugar1 teaspoon vanilla1 -- grated rind of lemon1/8 teaspoon salt1 -- Praline Topping1/2 pound butter1 cup light brown sugar1 cup chopped pecans2 tablespoons lt corn syrup Instructions Slice French bread into 20 slices, 1-inch each. Arrange slices in a generously buttered 9 by 13-inch flat baking dish in 2 rows, overlapping the slices. In a large bowl, combine the eggs, half-and-half, milk, sugar, vanilla, lemon rind, and salt and whisk until blended but not too bubbly. Pour mixture over the bread slices, making sure all are covered evenly with the milk-egg mixture. Cover and refrigerate overnight. The next day, preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Combine Praline Topping ingredients (butter, brown sugar, pecans, corn syrup) in a medium bowl and blend well. Spread evenly over bread mixture and bake 40 minutes until puffed and lightly golden. Sprinkle with powdered sugar.