Baked French Toast with Brown Sugar and Walnuts


Baked French Toast with Brown Sugar and Walnuts

For the best baked french toast recipe, soak sturdy slices of sourdough bread in an egg-milk mixture with vanilla and spices overnight. Simply pop into the oven in the morning for a delicious breakfast or brunch.


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  • butter for greasing
  • 6 slices firm bread (sourdough)
  • 5 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cup low-fat milk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 4 tablespoons sweet (unsalted) butter, at room temperature
  • 1/3 cup light brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1/2 cup walnuts, finely chopped
  • maple syrup


  1. Generously grease a 12x7x2-inch baking dish. Lay the bread in the dish, cutting it to fit.
  2. Beat eggs, then beat in milk, vanilla, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Pour over bread, making sure its submerged. Cover and chill overnight.
  3. In the morning, Preheat oven to 350F. Combine 4 Tbsp butter, brown sugar, and walnuts, and keep mixture at room temperature until ready to bake. 
  4. With knife, spread nut mixture over bread.
  5. Bake 40 minutes or til puffed and golden. Let sit 10 minutes before cutting in squares. Serve with maple syrup.


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I have also made this recipe but used baquette loaf bread cut into pieces. It's delicious!!!!!


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