Baked French Toast

Baked French Toast

Breakfast and Brunch Eggs

I got this recipe from my sister in law. She and my brother had it at their gift opening after the wedding. I make it any time we have people staying with us, and it is always a hit. You may sprinkle the top with pecans if you wish.

Servings per recipe: 12
Calories per serving: 395
Preparation time: 15m
Total cooking time: 15h


  • 1 (1 pound) loaf French bread, cut diagonally in 1 inch slices
  • 8 eggs
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 1/2 cups half-and-half cream
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 1 1/3 cups brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons light corn syrup


  • 1   Butter a 9x13 inch baking dish. Arrange the slices of bread in the bottom. In a large bowl, beat together eggs, milk, cream, vanilla and cinnamon. Pour over bread slices, cover, and refrigerate overnight.
  • 2   The next morning, preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). In a small saucepan, combine butter, brown sugar and corn syrup; heat until bubbling. Pour over bread and egg mixture.
  • 3   Bake in preheated oven, uncovered, for 40 minutes.

Nutrion facts:

Total Fat 19.8g 30%
    Saturated Fat 11.0g  
Cholesterol 169mg 56%
Sodium 408mg 16%
Potassium 219mg 6%
Total Carbohydrates 44.4g 14%
Dietary Fiber 0.9g 4%
Protein 11g 22%
Sugars 20g  
Vitamin A 701IU  
Vitamin C 0mg  
Calcium 131mg  
Iron 2mg  
Thiamin 0mg  
Niacin 4mg  
Vitamin B6 0mg  
Magnesium 24mg  
Folate 74mcg