In a large mixing bowl, combine the eggs, brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, and vanilla and whisk to blend. Whisk in the heavy cream and milk. Fold in the bread and pralines. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 2 hours.
Preheat the oven to 350?F. Grease 12 muffin tins with the butter.
Spoon the mixture evenly into the muffin tins, then place the tins on a baking sheet. Bake until the centers spring back when touched, 30 to 35 minutes. Remove from the oven and let cool for about 5 minutes.
Serve warm with the crËme anglaise.
Yield: 12 servings