Nutty French Toast

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. + chilling Bake: 1 hour


6 servings

Updated: Oct. 14, 2022
This sweet breakfast treat is a cross of caramel rolls and French toast. It's easy to begin the night before. In the morning, just spread on the nutty topping and bake as you are getting ready for the day. —Mavis Diment, Marcus, Iowa
Nutty French Toast Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 12 slices French bread (1 inch thick)
  • 8 large eggs
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1-1/3 cups packed brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons dark corn syrup
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts


  1. Place bread in a greased 13x9-in. baking dish. In a large bowl, beat eggs, milk, vanilla and cinnamon; pour over the bread. Cover and refrigerate overnight. Remove from the refrigerator 30 minutes before baking.
  2. Meanwhile, in a bowl, cream butter, brown sugar and syrup until smooth; spread over bread. Sprinkle with nuts. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 1 hour or until golden brown.

Nutrition Facts

2 each: 783 calories, 36g fat (15g saturated fat), 267mg cholesterol, 877mg sodium, 97g carbohydrate (43g sugars, 4g fiber), 21g protein.