Baked French Toast

Baked French Toast


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About this recipe: This is a weekend morning treat, or even delicious as an alternative to bread and butter pudding for a comforting pud. If you assemble this the night before you'll have breakfast (or brunch) on the table in minutes.


Serves: 12 

  • 1 (500g) loaf French bread, cut diagonally in 2.5cm slices
  • 8 eggs
  • 475ml milk
  • 350ml single cream
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 175g butter
  • 175g dark brown soft sugar
  • 3 tablespoons golden syrup

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:40min  ›  Extra time:8hr chilling  ›  Ready in:8hr55min 

  1. Butter a 20x30cm baking dish. Arrange the slices of bread in the bottom. In a large bowl, beat together eggs, milk, cream, vanilla and cinnamon. Pour over bread slices, cover, and refrigerate overnight.
  2. The next morning, preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4. In a small saucepan, combine butter, dark brown soft sugar and syrup; heat until bubbling. Pour over bread and egg mixture.
  3. Bake in preheated oven, uncovered, for 40 minutes.

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This has become a family favourite and I have passed on the recipe to friends. Very easy to make - children prepare it while I supervise. - 13 Apr 2013

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