Overnight Caramel French Toast
- 1 cup packed light brown sugar
- 1/2 cup light-colored corn syrup
- 1/4 cup butter
- Cooking spray
- 10 (1-ounce) slices French bread (soft bread such as Pepperidge Farm)
- 2 1/2 cups 1% low-fat milk
- 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
- 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 2 large eggs
- 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
Combine first 3 ingredients in a small saucepan. Cook over medium heat 5 minutes or until mixture is bubbly, stirring constantly. Pour mixture evenly into a 13 x 9-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray.
Arrange bread slices in a single layer over syrup in dish.
Combine milk and next 4 ingredients (through eggs) in a large bowl, stirring with a whisk. Pour egg mixture over bread slices. Cover and refrigerate for 8 hours or overnight.
Preheat oven to 350°.
Combine 2 tablespoons granulated sugar and cinnamon. Sprinkle evenly over bread.
Bake at 350° for 50 minutes or until golden. Let stand for 5 minutes before serving.
This decadent French toast with caramel gets lightened but without losing the rich flavor everyone loves. And more good news: It can be made the night before and popped in the oven the next morning.
- Yield: 10 servings (serving size: 1 piece)
|Calories per serving:||314|
|Caloriesfromfat per serving:||21%|
|Fat per serving:||7.2g|
|Saturated fat per serving:||3.2g|
|Monounsaturated fat per serving:||2.8g|
|Polyunsaturated fat per serving:||0.6g|
|Protein per serving:||6.2g|
|Carbohydrate per serving:||57.4g|
|Fiber per serving:||1.1g|
|Cholesterol per serving:||57mg|
|Iron per serving:||1.6mg|
|Sodium per serving:||360mg|
|Calcium per serving:||128mg|
Good to Know
Perfect for a holiday brunch, this irresistible baked French toast is prepared the night before and goes straight from the fridge to the oven. Try using thick slices of whole-grain bread for a fiber boost.