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Overnight Caramel French Toast Recipe

Because this recipe can be prepared the night before, it's perfect to serve overnight guests. So it gives you extra time to visit over morning coffee.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling Bake: 30 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2 tablespoons light corn syrup
  • 12 slices bread
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon, divided
  • 6 eggs
  • 1-1/2 cups milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

  • 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 a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Top with six slices of bread. Combine sugar and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon; sprinkle half over the bread. Place remaining bread on top. Sprinkle with remaining cinnamon-sugar; set aside.
  • 2. In a large bowl, whisk the eggs, milk, vanilla and remaining cinnamon. Pour over bread. Cover and refrigerate for 8 hours or overnight.
  • 3. Remove from the refrigerator 30 minutes before baking. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 30-35 minutes. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 571 calories, 24 g fat (13 g saturated fat), 262 mg cholesterol, 539 mg sodium, 78 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 13 g protein.