Rating: 4 stars
22 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 9
  • 4 star values: 6
  • 3 star values: 3
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 3

This decadent French toast with caramel gets lightened but without losing the rich flavor everyone loves. And more good news: It can be made the night before and popped in the oven the next morning.

Recipe by Cooking Light December 2005


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Recipe Summary

10 servings (serving size: 1 piece)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Combine first 3 ingredients in a small saucepan. Cook over medium heat 5 minutes or until mixture is bubbly, stirring constantly. Pour mixture evenly into a 13 x 9-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray.

  • Arrange bread slices in a single layer over syrup in dish.

  • Combine milk and next 4 ingredients (through eggs) in a large bowl, stirring with a whisk. Pour egg mixture over bread slices. Cover and refrigerate for 8 hours or overnight.

  • Preheat oven to 350°.

  • Combine 2 tablespoons granulated sugar and cinnamon. Sprinkle evenly over bread.

  • Bake at 350° for 50 minutes or until golden. Let stand for 5 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Facts

314 calories; calories from fat 21%; fat 7.2g; saturated fat 3.2g; mono fat 2.8g; poly fat 0.6g; protein 6.2g; carbohydrates 57.4g; fiber 1.1g; cholesterol 57mg; iron 1.6mg; sodium 360mg; calcium 128mg.