I have been a fan of French Toast my whole life. I remember eating it as a kid, and I still make it some weekends at home. I never heard of a French Toast Bake until Pinterest showed me. When I saw this, I was beyond amazed, my train of thought was super easy, and doesn’t take much work.
I found this recipe on Rach’s Blog, and just had to test it out. I will say this french toast bake had a mix of french toast combined with a sticky bun on the bottom. I thought it was pretty good, just a little different from any french toast I have had before. I noticed on her recipe she cut the crust off, and I didn’t. I learned the crust becomes really chewy so make sure to cut it off before hand :-)! Other than that I don’t have much else to say except feel free to enjoy it! I also added cinnamon to my recipe but you can opt out of that.
So let’s get into it, and here is how you make this French Toast Bake!
- 1 loaf of Texas Toast
- 1/2 cup melted butter
- 1 cup brown sugar
- 4 eggs
- 1 1/2 cup milk
- 1 tsp vanilla
- Cinnamon to sprinkle over top of French Toast before you bake (optional)
- Powdered Sugar to Sprinkle over toast along with Syrup if you want.
- First off start by melting the butter and then add the brown sugar and mix well. Once mixed pour the mixture into a greased 9×13 pan.
- Then in a separate bowl mix your eggs, milk, and vanilla. Set aside, and lets start assembling your french toast.
- Put a layer of texas toast (with edges cut off) over the brown sugar mix in the pan. Then pour 1/2 of the egg mixture onto the bread. Try to get as even as you can. Then lay another layer of bread over the top of first layer. Pour the rest of the egg mixture over the bread. I then took some cinnamon and just sprinkled it lightly over the bread.
- Now you can cover this and chill overnight if you want. I chilled it for 4 hours and then baked it for dinner that night. You will want to bake at 350 degrees. For the first 30 minutes you want to bake it covered in foil. Then for the last 15 minutes uncover. Bake until bread is somewhat firm, you will want top to be a bit crusty. Now the bread will be a little moist like normal french toast.
Depending on where you live and altitude you might have to adjust baking time.