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Overnight French Toast Bake

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Overnight French Toast Bake
  • Prep 45 min
  • Total 9 hr 15 min
  • Ingredients 8
  • Servings 9
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Make French toast the easy way—by prepping it the night before and baking it all at once! This Overnight French Toast Bake eliminates prep time in the morning, allowing you to simply pop your dish in the oven and fill the house with decadent smells. We love to bake French toast because it comes out perfectly toasted on the outside and deliciously soft and fluffy on the inside. Pull out this Overnight French Toast Bake recipe whenever you want breakfast or brunch.
By Shawn Syphus
Updated Feb 15, 2022

Ingredients

Steps

  • 1
    Bake French bread as directed on can. Cut into thick slices. Mix 3/4 cup packed brown sugar and 1/4 cup melted butter in 9-inch square pan. Line pan with sliced bread.
  • 2
    In medium bowl, beat 6 eggs, 1 1/2 cups milk, 1 tablespoon real maple syrup and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla with whisk. Ladle mixture over bread in pan, making sure to soak each slice of bread.
  • 3
    Sprinkle top of soaked bread with mixture of 1/4 cup packed brown sugar and 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon. Drizzle 2 tablespoons melted butter over top.
  • 4
    Cover tightly with plastic wrap; refrigerate at least 8 hours but no longer than 12 hours. Heat oven to 350°F. Before baking, remove from fridge; uncover, and let stand while oven is heating.
  • 5
    Bake 30 to 40 minutes or until golden brown.

Tips from the Pillsbury Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Serve French toast bake with fresh fruit, whipped cream and a drizzle of syrup, if desired.
  • tip 2
    Use a serrated bread knife to easily cut through the bread slices.
  • tip 3
    This easy French toast bake is perfect for when you need to serve breakfast for guests, since you can make it the night before.

Nutrition Information

320 Calories, 13g Total Fat, 8g Protein, 44g Total Carbohydrate, 29g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
320
Calories from Fat
110
Total Fat
13g
20%
Saturated Fat
6g
32%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
150mg
49%
Sodium
280mg
12%
Potassium
140mg
4%
Total Carbohydrate
44g
15%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
29g
Protein
8g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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