Creme Brulee French Toast Made Overnight

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 35 mins

This is a recipe to WOW them all! Make ahead and marinate in the fridge overnight. Pull it out in the morning and bake! A very rich and unique dish! Caramelizes on the bottom, so no need to top with syrup! It's that easy. Time doesn't include fridge time. Enjoy!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt butter, brown sugar and Karo over medium heat in a small saucepan. Stir until smooth.
  2. Pour mixture in a 13x9 casserole dish. Place bread on top, squeezing it in if you need.
  3. Whisk eggs, half and half, vanilla, Grand Marnier and salt in a large bowl until combined. Pour mix evenly over bread.
  4. Chill in the fridge overnight.
  5. In the morning: LET CASSEROLE COME TO ROOM TEMPERATURE! Preheat oven to 350°F.
  6. Bake uncovered 35-45 minutes. Edges will be puffed and golden.


Most Helpful

This was really good, much better than I would have ever guessed that a make a head recipe for french toast could be and it even warmed up well in the microwave amazingly. I sprayed the pan with canola oil spray and followed the recipe. I think next time I might either lightly butter the tops of the bread or perhaps use a different flavor bread like raisin or cranberry walnut. I plan on making this for Christmas morning rather than my usual cinnamon rolls because this will be much easier.

max2062 December 22, 2011

I made this in a bread pudding type casserole. I cut the bread in large slices then cut again. I also doubled up on the bottom mixture, so 1 cup of butter and 2 cups of brown sugar. I also substituted with Muscavato Brown Sugar and Vanilla Bean Powder and Vanilla Bean Paste. This was amazing.

Tgoodbrand June 10, 2013

I adjusted the recipe slightly; using Challah bread in place of french bread and 2 t. of vanilla due to lack of Grand Marnier in the house, and the recipe was stil very well received. Easter brunch guests loved it! So easy. Thank you.

biszeemom March 31, 2013

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