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Overnight Caramel French Toast

This Overnight Caramel French Toast Recipe is sweet and perfect for breakfast or brunch! Serve with your breakfast favorites for a complete meal!

Overnight Caramel French Toast Recipe

There are so many fun ways to change up french toast. It’s really very much a blank canvas. What happens when you combine french toast and caramel? MAGIC!

What is Caramel French Toast?

Caramel French Toast is a sweet twist on the traditional breakfast favorite. The difference comes when you top it off with a caramel sauce or glaze for extra sweetness and flavor!Overnight Caramel French Toast Recipe

What can I serve with this Caramel French Toast?

This Caramel French Toast pairs perfectly with your favorite breakfast sides. Try topping it with some fresh fruit, whipped cream, a sprinkle of confectioners sugar, or even a side of bacon for an extra special treat! It’s also great when served alongside scrambled eggs and a glass of orange juice.Overnight Caramel French Toast Recipe

What ingredients do you need for this french toast recipe?

  • 1 loaf brioche 
  • 6 eggs, large
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • Cinnamon Crunch Toast mixture, optional
Overnight Caramel French Toast Recipe

Ingredients for Caramel Sauce

  • 8 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • Overnight Caramel French Toast

Overnight Caramel French Toast RecipeHow do you make it?

Slice the brioche into 1 inch chunks, be careful not to flatten the bread while cutting

In a bowl, whisk the eggs, milk, vanilla and salt.

Lightly spray the baking dish

Add the chunks of bread and pour the mixture over.

Sprinkle with cinnamon toast crunch blend (optional)

Cover with plastic wrap and let sit for 6-8 hours overnight

Preheat the oven to 350

Add butter, brown sugar and heavy cream to a sauce pan

Heat until all sugar melts and the sauce begins to bubble (watch this step it can overflow)

Power over the soaked bread.

Bake for 40 mins or until the bread is crispy and the egg mixture has set.Overnight Caramel French Toast Recipe

This french toast casserole is one of the best baked french toast recipes, it’s even better with some maple syrup! Leaving this overnight then making a quick sauce in the morning will save time in the kitchen the next day!

Why you want to make this Caramel overnight french Toast?

It’s delicious and it’s a great idea for a fun family breakfast or brunch. It goes great with many breakfast sides or by itself.

What is the best bread for French Toast?Overnight Caramel French Toast Recipe

Brioche is the best bread for french toast because it’s light and airy, making it perfect for absorbing all of that flavor from the egg mixture. It also has a subtle sweetness that pairs perfectly with the caramel sauce. Other great options include challah, sourdough, or french baguette.

This Caramel French Toast recipe is sure to be a hit with family and friends. It’s sweet, flavorful and easy to make – what more could you ask for? Give it a try and see how everyone loves it!

Make ahead tips for french toast

Overnight Caramel French Toast Recipe

This French toast recipe is perfect for making ahead of time. The night before, assemble the french toast in a baking dish and refrigerate it overnight. Before you’re ready to bake, let it sit out for about 15 minutes at room temperature. This will ensure that the bread absorbs all of the liquid from the egg mixture.

The Caramel french Toast recipe is so good a great for anytime. Whether it is the holidays or a special celebration brunch–your family will love this sweet recipe!

What are some other fun french toast recipes to try?

If you are looking for a full list of fun and delicious sweet breakfast recipes be sure to check out this list –> The Best Sweet Breakfast Recipes

The Best Overnight Caramel French Toast Recipe
Yield: 10-12 servings

The Best Overnight Caramel French Toast Recipe

Prep Time: 8 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Additional Time: 8 hours
Total Time: 8 hours 53 minutes

This Overnight Caramel French Toast Recipe is so good for brunch or breakfast!


  • 1 loaf brioche
  • 6 eggs, large
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • Cinnamon Crunch Toast mixture, optional
  • Ingredients for Caramel Sauce
  • 8 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 1 cup heavy cream


  1. Preheat oven 340 F
  2. Grease the pan with nonstick spray, EZ greasy or cake release
  3. Add the brown sugar, butter, and maple syrup to a sauce pan over medium low heat
  4. Mix together until the sugar dissolves.
  5. Add pecans and stir, sit to the side.
  6. Place bowl with one and half sticks butter in the microwave on 10 seconds.
  7. Add the sugar and vanilla and whisk until well incorporated and it lightens in color (about 2-3 mins)
  8. Add in the eggs and whisk together.
  9. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt, then add half of it to the mixture.
  10. Add half of the heavy cream and whisk together.
  11. Add the remaining flour mixture and cream.
  12. Carefully whisk together, you may need to move to a rubber spatula at this point
  13. The batter will be thick.
  14. Add the pecan mixture in the  Bundt pan and spread evenly.
  15. Spoon the cake batter into the pan, being careful to cover the pecans, you’ll need to do this in heaping spoonfulls.
  16. Bake for 60 mins
  17. Remove from oven let stand 5 mins.
  18. Use a large plate or large serving dish to cover the opening of the bundt pan, invert it and carefully remove it.

Nutrition Information



Serving Size


Amount Per Serving Calories 425Total Fat 27gSaturated Fat 16gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 9gCholesterol 209mgSodium 335mgCarbohydrates 37gFiber 1gSugar 25gProtein 8g

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