Make-Ahead French Toast

Make-Ahead French Toast
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Weekend guests? Make this scrumptious make-ahead French toast with brown sugar sauce. It’s sweet and easy!
20 min
Prep Time
4:55
Total Time
8 servings

Ingredients

French Toast

1 (1-pound) loaf
French bread
2 cups
milk
6
large Land O Lakes® Eggs
1 1/2 teaspoons
vanilla
1 teaspoon
freshly grated orange zest

Sauce

1/2 cup
firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 cup
milk
1/4 cup
Land O Lakes® Butter with Olive Oil & Sea Salt
1/2 teaspoon
vanilla
1/2 cup
sliced almonds

Topping

Powdered sugar, if desired
Maple syrup, if desired

Directions

  1. Slice bread into 10 to 12 (1-inch thick) slices. Arrange bread slices on bottom of greased 13x9-inch baking dish; set aside.
  2. Combine all remaining French toast ingredients in bowl. Beat at low speed until well mixed. Pour mixture over bread, covering all bread surfaces. Cover; refrigerate 4 hours or overnight.
  3. Heat oven to 350°F.
  4. Combine all sauce ingredients except almonds in saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, 3-4 minutes or until Butter with Olive Oil & Sea Salt is melted. Continue cooking until mixture comes to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cook, stirring constantly, 1 minute. Remove from heat.
  5. Sprinkle bread with almonds. Pour sauce mixture over bread mixture in pan. Bake, uncovered, 35-45 minutes or until knife inserted near center comes out clean and edges are golden brown. Let stand 5 minutes; sprinkle with powdered sugar, if desired. Serve warm with maple syrup, if desired.

Recipe Tips

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories
370
Cholesterol
170mg
Carbohydrates
47g
Protein
13g
Fat
14g
Sodium
490mg
Dietary Fiber
2g

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

I made this for Easter breakfast and it was delicious! I followed the exact directions except that I used Pepperidge Farm Brown Sugar Swirl Bread instead of French bread. It looked as good as it tasted. I will definitely make this again.

Rating

This recipe is amazing! So easy to make and tastes soooo good. Everyone loved it!

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