French toast bake

This French toast bake recipe is affordable and so simple! You can even prepare the dish the night before so you won’t need to fuss with any mess in the morning. Try this tasty French toast bake recipe for your next Sunday brunch.

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  • 1 loaf of your favourite thickly sliced bread
  • 125g (1/2 cup) melted butter
  • 200g (1 cup) firmly packed brown sugar
  • 4 large eggs
  • 375ml (1 1/2 cup) milk
  • 5ml (1 teaspoon) vanilla
  • Icing sugar and berries for decoration


  1. Melt butter in the microwave and add the brown sugar. Mix well.
  2. Pour the butter and sugar mixture into the bottom of the 23 x 20cm pan. Spread evenly.
  3. Beat eggs, milk and vanilla in a separate bowl.
  4. Place layer of bread in the pan.
  5. Spoon about half of the egg mixture onto the bread layer.
  6. Add the next layer of bread. Then pour the remaining mixture on top.
  7. Cover and place in fridge to chill overnight.
  8. Bake at 175 C for 45 minutes (cover for the first 30 minutes).
  9. Sprinkle with powdered sugar for presentation or add a few berries!
  10. Serve with warm maple syrup

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