For Nancy: Overnight Carmelized French Toast

bonnieann925December 31, 2010

For Nancy. This is addicitve! Must be served with Champagne mimosas and fresh fruit.

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Title: Overnight Caramel French Toast

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Yield: 4 To 6

1 c Packed brown sugar

1/2 c Butter

2 tb Light corn syrup

12 sl White or whole wheat bread (I use a loaf of French bread, sliced 3/4 in.thick)

1/4 c Sugar (I omit)

1 ts Cinnamon; divided

6 Eggs; beaten (I use 5 eggs)

1 1/2 c Milk (I use 1/2 cup milk)

Sprinkle with cinnamon and sugar and top w/ 3/4 cup chopped pecans just before baking.

1 ts Vanilla

  1. Lightly grease a 13x9x2" baking dish; set

aside.

  1. Bring brown sugar, butter and corn syrup to a

boil. Remove from heat; pour into baking dish. Top

with 6 slices bread; sprinkle with combined sugar

and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon. Top with remaining

bread.

  1. Beat eggs, milk, vanilla and remaining

cinnamon; pour over bread. Cover and refrigerate

overnight.

  1. Remove dish from refrigerator; preheat oven to

350�. Bake 30 to 35 minutes.

Makes 4 to 6 servings.

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nancyjeanmc

YES! This is the recipe I had many, many years ago. I could never find the exact same one, and all else paled in comparison. Thank you so, so, so much.

    Bookmark   December 31, 2010 at 5:41PM
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nancyjeanmc

PS ... If anyone wants to make it, too ... I'll share.

    Bookmark   December 31, 2010 at 5:43PM
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phonegirl

Bonnie, I'm sure glad you posted this recipe for Nancy. I just printed it off for myself and will be trying it. Sounds so yummy. Have you ever used french bread with this recipe?

Punk

    Bookmark   December 31, 2010 at 5:44PM
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nancyjeanmc

Punk,
I did, when I made it years ago. I remember the first time I cut off all of the crust. The next time, and every time after, I left the crust on. So much better.
I am so happy to have it again. I am e-mailing it to myself, so if I every lose the paper I can retrieve it. It's that good!

    Bookmark   December 31, 2010 at 5:50PM
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excessfroufrou

I'm printing this right now, may even give it a try tonight, thanks.
Frou

    Bookmark   December 31, 2010 at 5:52PM
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bonnieann925

Oh yes, French bread with the crust on (as I wrote in my side notes) is the BEST way to go! I'd be making it for tomorrow but DD got a waffle maker for Christmas and has been treating us to fresh waffles for breakfast. Yum!

Enjoy! Happy, Happy New Year!

    Bookmark   December 31, 2010 at 6:26PM
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slinkey

Oh this sounds Heavenly and French Toast is one Of DH's favorite Breakfasts...
I printed out a copy of this and will Surprise him one morning with it.
Enjoy your Waffles with DD..great gift.
I got a Belguim Waffle Maker a few yrs ago from Costco, and love it...Made some this morning for the Gkids before they left.
Happy New Year.

jane

    Bookmark   December 31, 2010 at 7:02PM
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nancyjeanmc

Slinkey,
One of the best things about this recipe (besides the incredible caramelized scrumptiousness) is that you do it all the night before, and just pop it into the oven in the morning. A great treat on a busy morning. I'm making it Sunday; my dh's b'day and then I drive our oldest back to school. UDel.)

    Bookmark   December 31, 2010 at 7:29PM
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slinkey

Thanks for the tip Nancy..
Making it ahead is always a treat for the cook
and what a wonderful Birthday Breakfast Treat for DD.
Happy Birthday to her..and have a Safe Trip.

jane

    Bookmark   December 31, 2010 at 7:43PM
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nancyjeanmc

Oops ... meant DH's b'day.
(No girls, except for me and the one's my sons bring home.)

    Bookmark   December 31, 2010 at 8:07PM
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slinkey

Sorry Nancy....DUH on my end!!
Brain Fatigue...Brain Fog...Brainless!!
Happy DH's Birthday!!!!!

jane

    Bookmark   December 31, 2010 at 8:53PM
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jeannespines

Yes, thanks, bonnie! I printed it off right away...now when this icy weather eases off outside, I will get a loaf of French bread! (& some fresh fruit) Sounds wonderful! Happy New Year! Jeanne S.

    Bookmark   December 31, 2010 at 9:16PM
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