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!"

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • 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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  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.

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  • 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...

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...