10 slices whole grain bread (days old is best*), cut into cubes
2 eggs, slightly beaten
½ cup brown sugar
½ teaspoon ground nutmeg
½ teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups canned pureed pumpkin (not pumpkin mix)
2¼ cups milk
½ cup chopped pecans
*Can put in oven on cookie sheet to dry out bread.
Serves 6 to 8
Put bread cubes into buttered oven pan. Whisk next six ingredients, then whisk in milk; pour over bread. Push down bread to soak up mixture and sprinkle pecans over the top.
Let stand 30 minutes and back at 350°F for 1 hour and 15 minutes.