French Toast Bake – easy, scrumptious layers of cinnamon French Toast with a crusty crumb top; baked in the oven for that ultimate breakfast and brunch comfort food. You can make it the night before or bake it right away. It taste good as always!
Spray or generously butter a 9×13 baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. Evenly place the the bread cubes into the prepared baking dish. Set aside.
In a very large mixing bowl, whisk together the eggs, coconut milk, coquito , milk, sugar, brown sugar , vanilla extract, nutmeg, and cinnamon until thoroughly combined.
Pour the mixture over the bread evenly, you may have to press some of bread so every inch is soaked in the egg mixture.
Let it sit for for at least 4 hours or preferably overnight.
When ready to bake, preheat oven to 350° degreeF. Then combine the flour, brown sugar, sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt and butter until crumbly, evenly sprinkle on the the bread mixture.
Bake at 350 Degrees for 45-50 minutes or until the top is golden brown. Crispy on the inside and soft outside.
While the the french toast bake is baking, make the bourbon syrup by melting first the butter in a small sauce pan over medium heat. Followed by the maple syrup for 3-4 minutes, until the syrup is warmed through out. Remove it from the heat and stir in the vanilla, salt, and bourbon. Set aside and serve with bake.
Remove the French Toast Bake from the oven and allow to cool slightly.