Maple Cheddar French Toast Bake

Wisconsin Cheese Maple Cheddar French Toast Bake Recipe
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20 Minutes



Look for the Proudly Wisconsin Badge when shopping for cheese. Any brand of Wisconsin Young Cheddar can be used in this recipe.


  1. Drizzle half of the caramel sauce on the bottom of a greased 13 x 9-inch baking dish; top with half of the bread. Layer with the cheddar, 1/2 cup pecans, remaining caramel sauce and bread.
  2. Whisk the eggs, milk, brown sugar, vanilla and cinnamon in a large bowl; pour over bread. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  3. Remove French toast from the refrigerator 30 minutes before baking. Heat oven to 350°F.
  4. Sprinkle with remaining pecans. Bake, covered, for 20 minutes. Uncover; bake for 18-22 minutes longer or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean and a thermometer inserted into bread mixture reads 160°F. Serve with maple syrup.

Cheesemonger Tip

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Do you have questions when shopping for cheese? Ask the cheesemonger! A cheesemonger specializes in the buying and selling of high-quality cheese, usually available in the specialty section of a grocery store or cheese shop. Knowledgeable and passionate, a cheesemonger is a go-to resource for cheese varieties and pairings, proper cheese storage and handling, its cooking applications and cheese brand information.

Henning's Wisconsin Cheese is a fourth-generation, family-owned company known for award-winning flavored and aged cheddars and their cheeses available nationwide. These delectable specialties melt to dreamy perfection when baked. Try them with fresh fruit on your next cracker and cheese tray, too.

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