Decadent French Toast Soufflé
Taken from the Foothill House Bed and Breakfast in Calistoga, CA
Coarsely chop croissants; distribute evenly in greased 13-by-9-inch casserole dish. Combine cream cheese, butter, and 1/3 cup maple syrup; spread evenly over chopped croissants. In large bowl, beat eggs, ½ cup maple syrup, and half-and-half; pour over mixture. Sprinkle with cinnamon. Cover and refrigerate overnight. Remove from refrigerator. Preheat oven to 350° oven. Uncover and bake 45 to 50 minutes or until golden. In small saucepan, heat ½ cup butter and ½ cup maple syrup; pour over warm soufflé. Sprinkle with powdered sugar and chopped pecans.