peach upside-down french toast

Recipe by venus2
READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 8-10
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1 14
    cups packed brown sugar
  • 12
    cup butter
  • 1
    tablespoon water
  • 1
    (29 ounce) can sliced peaches, drained,reserve liquid for syrup
  • 1
    loaf French bread, unsliced
  • 6
    beaten eggs
  • 1 12
    cups milk
  • 1
    tablespoon vanilla
  • Peach Syrup
  • 2
    tablespoons cornstarch
  • 13
    cup orange juice

DIRECTIONS

  • Melt margarine in a small saucepan; stir in brown sugar& water.
  • Cook, stirring gently until thickened.
  • Pour into well greased 10x15 or 9x 13 pan.
  • drain peaches& reserve liquid, place peaches on top of cooled sugar mixture in pan.
  • slice french bread into 1" thick slices& place slices over peaches, filling all the gaps.
  • mix eggs, vanilla,& milk and pour over bread.
  • cover& refrigerate overnight.
  • in the morning, uncover& bake@ 350 for 40 minutes.
  • cool for 5 minutes before inverting onto serving tray.
  • for peach syrup: mix reserved peach liquid with cornstarch& stir over low heat until thickened add juice.
  • serve warm.