Caramel French Toast Recipe
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Caramel French Toast Recipe

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"This delicious breakfast has been a favorite of mine for years," raves Sherri-Jo Capodiferro of Brightwaters, New York. "I like that I can assemble it the night before. I try to keep my mornings as simple as possible since I am a night owl and not a morning person!"
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling Bake: 20 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling Bake: 20 min.
MAKES: 2 servings


  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1 tablespoon corn syrup
  • 3 slices white bakery bread (1 inch thick), halved
  • 3 eggs
  • 3/4 cup half-and-half cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 894 calories, 42g fat (23g saturated fat), 422mg cholesterol, 1213mg sodium, 109g carbohydrate (63g sugars, 2g fiber), 19g protein .


  1. In a small saucepan, bring the brown sugar, butter and corn syrup to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Remove from the heat. Pour into an 8-in. square baking dish coated with cooking spray. Arrange bread over caramel.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk the eggs, cream, vanilla, cinnamon and salt; pour over top. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  3. Remove from the refrigerator 30 minutes before baking. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Caramel French Toast in Cooking for 2 Summer 2009, p9

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hamhock32 98395
Reviewed Sep. 25, 2014

"It tastes like dessert for breakfast. Really good!"

justmbeth 165711
Reviewed Aug. 24, 2014

"Very good. Will do again."

jane_foley 165710
Reviewed Sep. 2, 2013

"This is a great recipe to incorporate into breakfast rotation. Easy to make the night before so can concentrate in the morning on coffee, fruit, breakfast meat to go with it. I thought 2 servings was quite liberal until I saw how fast two people scarfed it down. Pan cleaned up very easily. Only thing I would do different is turn it upside down on the plate (didn't read about that until after breakfast)."

Caramelizedonions39 113336
Reviewed Sep. 1, 2013

"I absolutely loved this recipe, and I wouldn't change anything about it, the flavor was there and it was nice and moist. I even used homemade white bread which just made it even better"

germanycook 184118
Reviewed Dec. 30, 2012

"What an incredible treat to have for breakfast on the weekend. Basically, this was SO DELICIOUS that I cannot wait to make it again. Flipping the bread over into the sauce after baking was a great idea!"

mapete8 210732
Reviewed Sep. 23, 2012

"I have made this a couple of times. The first time I followed the recipe exactly and the second time I thought I would cut back on some of the liquid, the vote was, follow the recipe exactly, it was too dry without all the liquid."

lovemusic 163520
Reviewed Jun. 26, 2012

"Some great tasting French Toast!! I always use 2% milk instead of half & half. We have made it several times and always after it's done baking we flip the pieces upside down so the caramel filling is sitting on top of the bread. My Favorite recipe for french toast!!"

nancy03743 184115
Reviewed Apr. 3, 2012

"An excellent tasting French Toast recipe."

hunybun 182598
Reviewed Apr. 2, 2012

"Sounds delicious and I am going to make this weekend - I agree with Batemanj, Bettycrocker1961 shouldn't even be looking at this stuff if she is on weight watchers - why would you even check the ingredients and then make a comment like that - DON'T EAT IT!!"

batemanj 163519
Reviewed Jan. 25, 2012

"Great taste! Will make again.

To bettycrocker1961-Dont Eat It."

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