Buttermilk French Toast Casserole – Gluten-Free

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A twist on traditional French toast, in this recipe the bread, is infused with buttermilk, cinnamon and maple syrup and then sandwiched with tasty apples with a crispy pecan topping that will warm your heart and soul.

Ingredients

  • 12 pieces of light gluten-free bread (rice or quinoa is a good choice)
  • 4 large organic eggs
  • 1 ¼ cup organic buttermilk
  • ¼ cup pure maple syrup + 1 tbsp. for topping
  • 1 tsp. organic, gluten-free ground cinnamon
  • 1 large organic apple, peel and thinly slice (I recommend Gala apples)
  • 1 ½ tbsp. butter
  • 1 cup raw chopped pecans
  • Instructions

  • Line a 5 by 10-inch baking pan with parchment paper and grease the bottom with a little butter
  • In a medium size bowl whisk together eggs, milk, maple syrup and cinnamon
  • For the bread cut the crust off and place 6 slices on the bottom of a prepared pan Ladle on 1/3 of the egg mixture, half the apple slices, another layer of bread, rest of the egg mixture and the apples
  • Melt the remaining butter and add maple syrup
  • Top the casserole with pecans and butter maple mix, cover and refrigerate overnight
  • When ready, preheat oven to 350 F and bake for 45 minutes
  • Serve warm or room temperature with pure maple syrup and garnish with berries (optional)


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