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Ingredients

2 tablespoons light or dark corn syrup
1/2 cup butter or margarine
1 cup packed brown sugar
1 loaf unsliced white bread, crusts trimmed
5 eggs
1-1/2 cups milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon salt

Instructions

In small saucepan, combine corn syrup, butter and brown sugar and simmer until syrupy. Pour this mixture over the bottom of a 9x13-inch casserole dish. Slice the bread into 12 to 16 slices and place over sugar-butter mixture in the dish. In a bowl, beat together the eggs, milk, vanilla, and salt and pour over the bread. Cover the dish and put in refrigerator overnight. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Uncover the pan and bake for 45 minutes. Serve hot or warm. This can be reheated. Yield: 6 to 8 servings

Elene Waters
Aledo



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