Caramel French Toast

May 19, 2010

Makes 6 servings

1 cup packed brown sugar
½ cup butter
2 Tbl. light corn syrup
12 slices French bread, sliced about 1 inch thick
2 Tbl. sugar and ½ tsp. cinnamon
½ tsp. allspice
½ tsp. cinnamon
6 eggs
1 ½ cups milk
1 tsp. vanilla

In a small saucepan over medium heat, bring brown sugar, butter, and corn syrup to a boil, stirring constantly. Remove from the heat. Pour into a greased 13×9” baking dish. Top with 6 slices of French bread. Combine sugar and ½ tsp. cinnamon; sprinkle half over the bread. Place remaining bread on top. Sprinkle with remaining cinnamon-sugar; set aside. In a large bowl, beat eggs, milk, vanilla, allspice, and remaining cinnamon. Pour over bread. Cover and chill 8 hours or overnight.
Remove from refrigerator 30 minutes before baking. Bake, uncovered, at 350 degrees for 30-35 minutes.

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