Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Overnight Christmas Morning French Toast plus a Hazelnut/Ricotta Cheese version

This is one of our favorite Christmas Morning Recipes.

Overnight Christmas Morning French Toast:

1 (8oz) package of Cream Cheese
12 day old Croissants
18 Eggs
1 1/2 C Heavy Cream
1 TBS vanilla
1/2 tsp Nutmeg
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1 stick (8TBS) of Butter + additional for greasing the pan
Pure Maple Syrup

Heavily butter a 9"X13" casserole dish.
Slice Croissants in half, horizontally.
Layer them cut side up in the dish.
Drop pieces of Cream Cheese in between the layers.

In a bowl:
Heavy Cream
Whisk Well
Pour over the Croissants.
Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes to 1 hour.
Serve topped with warm Maple Syrup and sprinkle with Confectioner's Sugar.

Here's another version of this delicious French Toast:

Hazelnut Overnight Christmas Morning French Toast.

1 1/2 C Nutella
1 1/2 C Ricotta Cheese
Make according to the directions above but replace the Cream Cheese with the Ricotta Cheese and add Nutella.
In this recipe, split the croissants in half.
Spread 1 half with Nutella and the other half with Ricotta Cheese.
Fit the Croissants into the baking pan and continue as directed above.
Eliminate the Maple Syrup when serving.
Dust with Confectioner's Sugar

Peace in the Kitchen!

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