Overnight French Toast
This French toast can stand alone--butter and syrup are not needed because they are baked right in!
This recipe contains butter, dark brown sugar, maple syrup, bread (french), milk, eggs, vanilla extract, cinnamon, sugar (powdered, confectioners)
Prep time: 1 hr +
Cook time: 30 min
- 1/2 cup(s) butter
- 1 cup(s) light or dark brown sugar, firmly packed
- 2 tbsp. maple syrup
- 1 whole loaf of french bread, cut into 3/4-inch thick slices (about 14 slices)
- 1 1/4 cup(s) milk
- 4 eggs
- 1 tsp. vanilla extract
- 1 tsp. cinnamon
- powdered sugar, sifted for dusting
- 1. In a small saucepan, over medium heat, combine butter, sugar and syrup. Stirring constantly, bring to a boil and boil for 1 minute. Remove from heat and pour into bottom of a 13x9-inch baking dish. Arrange bread slices in a single layer on top of brown sugar mixture.
- 2. In a medium bowl, whisk together milk, eggs, vanilla and cinnamon; blend well. Pour egg mixture over bread slices. Cover and refrigerate overnight until most of the liquid is absorbed.
- 3. When ready to bake, preheat the oven to 400°F. Uncover the pan and bake for 30 minutes. Remove from oven and dust with sifted confectioner's sugar. Place baking dish under the broiler for 1 to 2 minutes or until lightly browned. Serve immediately.