Oven-Baked Caramel French Toast

Oven-Baked Caramel French Toast

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"This is perfect served with quiche, homemade home fries and fresh coffee! I make the bread for this recipe using my bread machine!"
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Ingredients

10 h servings 615 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings

Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 615 kcal
  • 31%
  • Fat:
  • 32.5 g
  • 50%
  • Carbs:
  • 72.5g
  • 23%
  • Protein:
  • 12.2 g
  • 24%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 189 mg
  • 63%
  • Sodium:
  • 527 mg
  • 21%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. In a small saucepan, combine 1 cup brown sugar, 1/2 cup butter and 2 tablespoons corn syrup. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until thickened.
  2. Pour sauce into a 9x13 inch baking dish and sprinkle with 1/2 cup pecans. Place 6 slices of bread on top of the sauce, sprinkle with the remaining pecans and cover with the remaining 6 slices of bread.
  3. Combine eggs, milk, vanilla, nutmeg, cinnamon and salt in a blender. Pour egg mixture evenly over bread slices, cover the baking dish, and refrigerate for 8 hours or overnight.
  4. The next morning, preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Remove the French toast from the refrigerator 30 minutes prior to baking. Bake in preheated oven for 40 to 45 minutes, until lightly brown. Drizzle sauce over the toast right before serving.
  5. To make the Caramel Sauce: In a small saucepan, combine 1/2 cup brown sugar, 1/4 cup butter and 1 tablespoon corn syrup. Cook until thickened, stirring constantly.

Footnotes

  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

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I was really scared, based on the other reviews, that this would be WAY sweet and soggy. I subtracted an egg and used one cup of milk, and it turned out great! My roommate said it was the best...

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Way too sweet. It didn't need the top layer of bread, and just one layer of caramel sauce would have been plenty. I used French bread and didn't have a problem with the layers being moistened, b...

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I was really scared, based on the other reviews, that this would be WAY sweet and soggy. I subtracted an egg and used one cup of milk, and it turned out great! My roommate said it was the best...

Mmmm! This was full of caramely goodness! I used a loaf of fresh sourdough and skim milk. I put in a little less butter than it called for. I used walnuts instead of pecans. I didn't use th...

This recipe would have been better had I reduced the amount of cinnamon and nutmeg to 1/2 tsp each. The amts required tasted off to me, esspecially with the combination of the caramel...and cinn...

Love it!!! I have made this recipe often. I have teenagers and when their friends sleep over they love this scumptous breakfast. It is an easy low mess way to feed a group. I will share all my m...

Way too sweet. It didn't need the top layer of bread, and just one layer of caramel sauce would have been plenty. I used French bread and didn't have a problem with the layers being moistened, b...

This was fabulous! I made it for Christmas morning and my family loved it! I made it again for a "breakfast for supper" meal on New Year's Eve with friends and the dish was emptied! Good and sw...

This french toast is easy AND awesome!!! I used a bakery type cinnamon bread. Everybody loved this dish!!! Thanks!

There is no way that I would ever pour another layer of caramel sauce over the top - it was way too sweet to begin with! Overall, though, it was a pretty tasty dish, and my boyfriend even comme...

Very sweet, but good. We didn't use the carmel sauce, but next time we make we'll use the sauce and not the 1st 3 ingredients. We'll use alot less nutmeg also. A nice change from rolls.

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