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Caramel-Soaked French Toast Recipe

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This recipe for Caramel-Soaked French Toast, by , is from My Family's Best! A Collection of Recipes, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Lynn Randall
Added: Sunday, November 27, 2005


1 1/2 cups firmly packed brown sugar
3/4 cup butter or margarine
1/4 cup plus 2 teaspoons light corn syrup
10 (1 3/4 in.) slices French bread
4 large eggs, lightly beaten
2 1/2 cups milk or half-and-half
1 Tablespoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon salt
3 Tablespoons sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted

Combine first 3 ingredients in a medium saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, 5 minutes or until mixture is bubbly. Pour syrup mixture evenly into a lightly greased 13x9x2 in. baking dish. Arrange bread slices over syrup.
Combine eggs and next 3 ingredients; stir well. Gradually pour mixture over bread slices. Cover and chill at least 8 hours.
Combine 3 Tablespoons sugar and cinnamon; stir well. Sprinkle evenly over soaked bread. Drizzle 1/4 cup melted butter over bread. Bake, uncovered, at 350 degrees for 45 to 50 minutes or until golden and bubbly. Serve immediately.




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