Overnight Maple French Toast

Because this rich French toast gets completely assembled in advance, it's a good timesaver for a company breakfast or brunch. In the morning, just pop in the oven and bake.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 8 hr 50 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 5

Ingredients

2/3
cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/2
cup maple-flavored syrup
1
tablespoon margarine or butter
10
(1-inch-thick) slices French bread
4
eggs
1 1/2
cups skim milk
1
teaspoon vanilla
1/8
teaspoon salt
1 1/4
cups sliced strawberries
1
to 2 tablespoons powdered sugar
  • 1 Spray 13x9-inch pan with nonstick cooking spray. In medium saucepan, combine brown sugar, syrup and margarine. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Boil 1 minute.
  • 2 Pour syrup mixture evenly in bottom of sprayed pan. Arrange bread slices in even layer over syrup mixture. Set aside.
  • 3 In large bowl, combine eggs, milk, vanilla and salt; beat with wire whisk until smooth. Pour evenly over bread in pan. Cover; refrigerate at least 8 hours or overnight.
  • 4 To bake, heat oven to 350°F. Uncover pan; bake 30 to 35 minutes or until lightly browned.
  • 5 To serve, top each serving with 1/4 cup sliced strawberries; sprinkle with powdered sugar.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1/5 of Recipe
    Calories
    530
    (
    Calories from Fat
    90),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    10g
    10%
    (Saturated Fat
    3g,
    3%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    175mg
    175%;
    Sodium
    700mg
    700%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    96g
    96%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    52g
    52%
    ),
    Protein
    14g
    14%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    10%;
    Vitamin C
    30%;
    Calcium
    20%;
    Iron
    20%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Starch; 4 1/2 Fruit; 1/2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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