Holiday Overnight Baked Eggnog French Toast

Do you love Egg Nog? If you do, you'll love this Holiday Recipe! Created by Fell Stone Manor's Executive Chef, Becky Geisel, Becky has created a holiday twist on the first meal of the day. This tasty Christmas breakfast featuring everyone's favorite Holiday drink is the perfect meal after a fun morning of opening gifts.

Holiday Overnight Baked Eggnog French Toast

Prep Time

15 minutes

Cook Time

45 minutes

Serves

6 people

Do you love Egg Nog? If you do, you’ll love this Holiday Recipe!

Created by Fell Stone Manor’s Executive Chef, Becky Geisel, Becky has created a holiday twist on the first meal of the day. This tasty Christmas breakfast featuring everyone’s favorite Holiday drink is the perfect meal after a fun morning of opening gifts.

Simple ingredients found in almost everyone’s kitchen and extremely easy to make, you might just whip it up after the Holiday too! I know I will, Shhh…

This recipe is courtesy of Becky Geisel.

Ingredients

  • 1-2 loaves Challah bread or Brioche (sliced into 1- 1 1/2" thick slices)
  • 2 1/2 cups Eggnog
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 8 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons cognac or rum
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2 tablespoons light corn syrup
  • 1 cup mixed fresh berries, for garnish

Preparation

  • 1 Lightly grease a 9x13-inch baking dish.
  • 2 Heat the brown sugar, butter, and corn syrup in a small saucepan over medium heat.
  • 3 Cook and stir until the mixture begins to boil; remove the mixture from heat, and pour into the prepared baking dish. Place slices of Challah, layered, on top of the sugar mixture.
  • 4 Combine egg nog, eggs, sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg and vanilla in a medium bowl. Whisk together until completely combined. Pour evenly over bread slices.
  • 5 Cover the baking dish with plastic wrap, and refrigerate 8 hours to overnight.
  • 6 Once it has refrigerated for designated time, remove plastic wrap and then over with foil.
  • 7 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Bake covered at 350 degrees F for 40 minutes. Then, remove foil and raise oven's temperature to 375 and bake for another 5-7 minutes or until french toast has started to brown on top.

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