Caramel French Toast


Caramel French Toast

Submitted by: Janice McNeely, Illinois Electric Cooperative
Servings 6
Calories 676kcal


  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup sweet cream salted butter
  • 2 tablespoons light corn syrup
  • 6 large eggs beaten
  • 1-1/2 cups milk
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup pecans chopped
  • 12 slices thick white bread Texas toast


  • Combine brown sugar, butter and corn syrup in small saucepan. Cook over medium heat until thickened, stirring constantly. Pour syrup mixture into a greased 9x13-inch baking dish. Sprinkle pecans evenly over syrup mixture.
  • Place 6 slices of bread on top of syrup mixture and then place 6 more slices on top of the other slices (12 slices total, 2 pieces deep).
  • Combine eggs, milk, vanilla, salt and cinnamon, stirring until blended. Pour egg mixture evenly over bread slices. Cover and chill 8 hours.
  • Preheat oven to 350 F. Bake in preheated oven 40-45 minutes or until lightly browned. Serve immediately.


Note: I refrigerate overnight and bake for breakfast. No syrup needed. Invert each piece upon serving. Nutrition information: 676 calories; 36.7g fat; 722mg sodium; 72.2g carbohydrates; 15.9g protein.