Baked Caramel French Toast

Go ahead and sleep in! Assembled the night before, this special breakfast entrée goes from oven to table in 20 minutes.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 8 hr 45 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 4

Ingredients

Topping

1
cup packed brown sugar
6
tablespoons butter or margarine
1/3
cup whipping (heavy) cream
1
tablespoon light corn syrup

French Toast

3
eggs
1/2
cup milk
1
teaspoon vanilla
1/4
teaspoon salt
8
(3/4-inch-thick) diagonal cut slices French bread
  • 1 Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. In 2-quart saucepan, mix topping ingredients. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until smooth. DO NOT BOIL. Spread topping in baking dish.
  • 2 In shallow bowl, beat eggs with fork. Beat in milk, vanilla and salt. Dip bread slices into egg mixture, making sure all egg mixture is absorbed; arrange over topping in dish. Cover; refrigerate at least 8 hours or overnight.
  • 3 When ready to bake, heat oven to 400°F. Uncover baking dish; bake 20 to 25 minutes or until bubbly and toast is golden brown. Remove from oven; let stand 3 minutes.
  • 4 Place large heatproof serving platter upside down over baking dish; turn platter and baking dish over. Remove baking dish, scraping any extra caramel topping onto toast. Serve immediately.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    660
    (
    Calories from Fat
    270),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    30g
    30%
    (Saturated Fat
    15g,
    15%
    Trans Fat
    1 1/2g
    1 1/2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    230mg
    230%;
    Sodium
    680mg
    680%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    87g
    87%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    58g
    58%
    ),
    Protein
    11g
    11%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    25%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    15%;
    Iron
    20%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 4 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 5 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    6
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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