This is a simple dish created from leftover or stale pieces of bread that are baked in a rich custard. The dessert (or breakfast dish) gets added flavor if you use homemade Baguettes, but you can use any purchased baguette or even combine bits of stray bread that you might have on hand. This recipe calls for a larger amount of bread than custard, because I love the way that the bread on the top crisps and browns, contrasting with the soft, sweet interior of what’s beneath.
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