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I'm having a brunch this coming Saturday. And my husband has a race early that morning, so I will likely only have an hour or so to get food prepped. I need ideas for brunch food that can be prepared ahead of time and don't take forever to cook (as I plan on using the oven to warm up food--I don't want it busy cooking egg bakes or anything).
Any ideas? I'm thinking homemade cinnamon rolls but other than that I'm not sure.
Mama to an elementary school boy, kindergarten girl, and my miracle toddler girl.
Three 10w losses (11/2010 + 8/2011 + 10/2014)
I've never tried this, but some of the ladies in DD's PR rave about it all the time.
Overnight French Toast
1 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup butter
2 tblsp light corn syrup
12 slices of white bread
1/4 cup sugar
1 tsp ground cinnamon, divided
1 1/2 cups milk
1 tsp vanilla extract
1) In small saucepan, bring the brown sugar, butter and corn syrup to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Remove from the heat.
2) Pour into a greased 13-inchx9-inch baking dish. Top with six slice of bread. Combine sugar and 1/2 tsp cinnamon; sprinkle half over the bread. Space remaining bread on top. Sprinkle with remaining cinnamon-sugar; set aside.
3) In a large bowl, beat the eggs, milk, vanilla and remaining cinnamon. Pour over bread. Cover and refrigerate for 8 hours or overnight.
4) Remove from the refrigerator 30 minutes before baking. Bake, uncovered, at 350 for 30-35 minutes.