Amazing French Toast Casserole

Prep time: 5 minutes, cook time: 6 hours, servings: 8

Ingredients

  • ½ pound bread, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 6 large eggs
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 cup of half and half
  • 1 teaspoon of lemon zest, grated
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cloves
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 cup almonds

    Directions

  1. Preheat the oven for 230 F and bake bread cubes for 30 minutes, until become crunchy.
  2. Place bread cubes on the bottom of slow cooker pot.
  3. In the medium bowl combine lemon zest, eggs, almond extract, half and half, cinnamon, ground cloves. Mix well and pour the mixture in a slow cooker. Top with almonds and cook on low for 4-5 hours.
  4. When ready serve with honey or maple syrup.