From:Londonderry Inn, South Londonderry, NH

Londonderry Inn French Toast


  • 1 Loaf (8 ounces) french bread, cut into 1 inch thick slices
  • 6 Large eggs
  • 1 1/2 Cups each milk, half and half
  • 1 Tsp. vanilla
  • 1/8 Tsp. each freshly grated nutmeg and cinnamon

1. Heavily butter a 9 inch square baking dish. Fill the dish with bread slices so the dish is completely covered with bread filled to the top.

2. Mix the eggs, half and half, vanilla, nutmeg and cinnamon. Pour mixture over bread slices. Refridgerate covered overnight.

3. Heat the oven to 350 Degrees.

4. For topping, mix butter, brown sugar and corn syrup. Stir in pecans. Spread topping evenly over bread slices. Bake until puffed and golden, about 40 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.


  • 1/2 Cup (1 stick) unsalted butter softened
  • 1 Cup packed light brown sugar
  • 2 Tbs. dark corn syrup
  • 1 Cup coarsely chopped pecans

4-6 Servings

Preparation time:20 minutes

Chilling time: overnight

Baking time: 40 minutes