Oven French Toast

15 reviews, 4.6 star(s). 87% would make again

Ready in 8 hours

This easy and delicious family favorite will warm the hearts of everyone who sits around your breakfast or bruch table.


5 large Eggs; lightly beaten
1 1/2 cups milk
1 cup cream; or half-and-half
1 teaspoon Vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon Ground cinnamon
8 slices firm white bread; thick sliced and buttered
1/2 cup unsalted butter; softened
1 cup light-brown sugar; packed
2 tablespoons maple syrup or honey
1 cup pecans; coarsely chopped

Original recipe makes 4 Servings



Butter a 9-by-13-inch ovenproof glass baking dish. Mix eggs, milk, cream, vanilla and cinnamon. Dip buttered bread slices in egg mixture; place in baking dish. Pour any remaining egg mixture over bread. Refrigerate overnight. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix butter, sugar and syrup in a bowl; stir in pecans. Spread topping over bread. Bake until golden, about 40 to 50 minutes. Let stand at least five minutes before serving. Serve with preserves, stewed fruit or compote.


A glass baking pan will help prevent the toast from sticking.

The soaked bread can be refrigerated for up to 24 hours.

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This was awesome. Very rich but everyone loved. I used French bread and cut the slices thick. Tasted like authentic French toast!
AndiSavage 4m ago

I added blueberries and raspberries between layers of pepperidge farms brown sugar cinnamon bread before pouring the egg mixture over. This really came out great! Everyone absolutely loved it!
Biggirllovesfood 2y ago

Very tasty & loved by all ! ! !
Normizie 3y ago

Really easy and so good!! Great recipe.
Skeeter77 3y ago

dtbh4t 4y ago

Absolutely delicious! Made it for a gathering and everybody loved it.
aalb1219 4y ago

I liked it but my family hated it.
magnus777 4y ago

Very sweet and rich, but good.
Rawkes 4y ago

Excellent recipe! Everyone loved it and we will definitely make this again.
EttaBakes 5y ago

Absolutely wonderful! Melts in your mouth!
JeaninePelkey 5y ago

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