This post is sponsored in conjunction with ChristmasSweetsWeek. I received product samples from sponsor companies to aid in the creation of the ChristmasSweetsWeek recipes. All opinions are mine alone. This Overnight Caramel French Toast, made with store-bought caramel topping, is easy to assemble the night before, sweet, and perfect for Christmas morning.
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How to prepare Overnight Caramel French Toast
Grease a 9x12 or similar size baking dish with butter. Slice 10-12 slices of French bread ½ inch thick and place in the baking pan.
In a mixing bowl, combine 6 eggs, caramel topping, cinnamon, and vanilla. Pour the mixture over the bread.
Turn the pieces of bread to fully coat in the egg mixture. Cover and refrigerate for at least 8 hours.
The next morning bring the casserole out of the refrigerator while you preheat the oven to 350. Drizzle the bread with melted butter. Bake for about 45 minutes or until cooked through. Sprinkle with powdered sugar before serving.
I made one mistake while preparing this oven baked caramel French toast that you can see in the photos, but it worked out okay. I overlapped the bread after turning it to fully soak up the egg mixture, not thinking that doing that would cause the covered parts of the bread longer to fully cook. It turned out fine, but I would recommend not overlapping much if you can help it.
This recipe is inspired by Pennsylvania Bed and Breakfast Cookbook "Caramel French Toast Baked".
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Overnight Caramel French Toast
- 14 slices French bread sliced ½ inch thick
- 6 eggs
- 1 ½ cups milk
- 12 ¼ ounces caramel topping (1 jar)
- 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
- 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
- ¼ cup butter , melted
- 2 tablespoons powdered sugar (optional)
- Grease a 9x13 baking dish with butter or cooking spray. Place the sliced bread in the baking dish, overlapping only if necessary.
- In a large mixing bowl, combine the eggs, milk, caramel topping, vanilla, and cinnamon. Whisk well and pour over the bread.
- Cover the baking dish with plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight, or for at least 8 hours.
- The next morning, bring the casserole out of the refrigerator while you preheat the oven to 350 F. Drizzle the melted butter over the bread. Bake for 45 minutes or until cooked through.
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Thank you ChristmasSweetsWeek Sponsors: Dixie Crystals, Cabot Cheese, Lorann Oils & Flavors, Torani, Joyjolt, and Sweets & Treats Boutique for providing the prizes free of charge. These companies also provided the bloggers with samples and product to use for ChristmasSweetsWeek recipes. All opinions are my own.