This is so easy. Use leftover bread or buy thick sliced French bread. Homemade bread is even better.
In a 9 x 13 buttered pan or dish, place
1/3 cup butter
1/3 cup maple syrup
Heat butter and syrup in microwave just a few seconds and pour into dish.
Sprinkle melted butter/syrup with 1/4 cup chopped pecans or walnuts. Arrange 8 to 10 six slices of French bread over the mixture.
4 eggs onto 1 1/4 cups milk.
Pour over bread in dish and sprinkle top of bread with 1/4 cup chopped pecans
Sprinkle with cinnamon.
Refrigerate from 2 to 24 hours
Bake in preheated oven for 35 to 45 min.-sometimes this takes longer. Center should be set. Serve with thick slices of ham and a pineapple ring.
Pass the warm Maple syrup.