Baked Pumpkin French Toast with A Maple Glaze

This recipe for "Baked Pumpkin French Toast with A Maple Glaze" is the perfect breakfast treat, its great for the fall and holiday season when you want something special that's easy to do. This breakfast recipe is sure to become a tradition for this time of year when we get to see lots of pumpkin seasonal recipes.

This baked pumpkin French toast with a maple glaze recipe is simple to prepare, you can even assemble it the night before and bake it in the morning, so easy the kids can even have it during the school week. This is a great breakfast recipe for using up day old bread. You can even shop the sale rack at your bakery department in your grocery store for recipes like this one. For this delicious baked pumpkin French Toast with a Maple Glaze recipe some of the ingredients you will need include loaf of French bread, eggs, milk, vanilla extract, pumpkin pie spice, pumpkin puree and chopped pecans or walnuts. For the yummy maple glaze recipe you will need powdered sugar, maple syrup and heavy cream. To start cut the French bread into one inch cubes, with enough to fill a 9 inch by 13 inch baking dish. In a large bowl, whisk together eggs, milk, vanilla, pumpkin puree and pumpkin pie spice until well combined. Pour over bread and push down with a spoon or your hands until the bread is all soaked and mostly covered. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight or at least a few hours. In the morning, preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit, uncover and sprinkle the top with nuts and brown sugar. Bake for approximately 35 to 45 minutes or golden brown and no longer wet. Meanwhile, prepare maple glaze by whisking the powdered sugar, maple syrup and heavy cream together, until smooth. Remove from the oven and pour over the maple glaze while still warm. Serve immediately. Store any baked pumpkin French toast with a maple glaze leftovers in the refrigerator covered for up to two days.

There's nothing quite like maple syrup, sweet and nutritious it's a great way to add a bit of goodness to your morning breakfast. Maple syrup was first collected and used by the indigenous people of North America. The sweet syrup was then adopted and used by the European settlers, who eventually refined its production methods. The Canadian province of Quebec is the largest producer of maple syrup, producing about three quarters of the world's output. Vermont is the largest producer of maple syrup in the United States, generating about 5.5 percent of the global supply. Maple syrup is a syrup that is usually made from the xylem sap of sugar maple, red maple, or black maple trees, although it can also be made from other maple tree species. In cold climates, these maple trees store starch in their trunks and roots before the winter and the starch is then converted to sugar that rises in the sap in the spring.

Pumpkin is such a popular type of food at this time of year. When fall arrives so do all the delicious baked goods and drinks that have pumpkin spice and pumpkin added to them. Some of the most popular pumpkin recipes you will find at this time of year include pumpkin spice lattes, pumpkin scones, pumpkin bread, pumpkin pancakes, pumpkin cheesecake, pumpkin pie, pumpkin ravioli, pumpkin waffles, pumpkin seeds, and so much more. Another popular use of pumpkins in North America is carved as jack o lanterns with all sorts of designs and patterns, and lit from inside with a candle for Halloween.

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