Overnight Orange French Toast

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 15 mins

Nothing better than a delicious breakfast that you can get started the night before...

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Whisk together zest, juice, sugar, vanilla, triple sec, eggs, half-and-half, and a pinch of salt.
  2. Arrange bread slices in one layer in a 13 X 9 inch glass baking dish.
  3. Pour mixture over bread, turning slices to coat, and chill, covered, overnight.
  4. Preheat oven to 400F and brush a large baking pan with butter.
  5. Using a slotted spatula arrange bread in one layer on baking pan, leaving atleast 2 inches between each slice and bake in middle of oven 5 minutes.
  6. Rotate pan and bake 5 minutes more.
  7. Rotate pan again and bake until bread is puffed and golden, about 5 minutes more.
  8. Make sauce while bread is baking: Cook butter, marmalade and triple sec over low heat, stirring, until butter is melted.
  9. Drizzle French toast with sauce and serve with syrup, if desired.


Most Helpful

The taste was great but mine turned out mushy. The next time I would make it in the morning instead of letting the bread soak.

roulfam5 August 09, 2007

This is yummy! The fresh orange zest combined with the marmalade and triple sec made a tasty sauce. I didn't need syrup because it was sweet enough. Thanks evelyn.

lazyme September 20, 2006

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