SALT LAKE CITY (Good Things Utah) — The sweet smell of Overnight French Toast is filling the studio kitchen this morning, and it’s all thanks to Kneaders Bakery & Cafe. This super-popular breakfast item is now coming to our home kitchens with help from a super-simple recipe, shared with us by Amy Peterson, Director of Retail and Pastry with Kneaders.

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Kneaders Overnight French Toast


INGREDIENTS

  • 1 loaf Kneaders Chunky Cinnamon bread, loaf ends removed
  • 8 large eggs
  • 3 cups milk
  • 1 Tbsp. brown sugar
  • 3/4 tsp. salt
  • 1 Tbsp. vanilla
  • 2 Tbsp. butter, divided

DIRECTIONS

  1. Generously butter a 9×13″ baking dish with 1 Tbsp. of butter. Slice bread into 8 pieces.
  2. Lay 6 slices of bread in baking dish. Cut remaining two slices into smaller pieces to fill gaps.
  3. Whisk eggs, milk, brown sugar, salt, and vanilla in a mixing bowl. Pour mixture over bread.
  4. Cover and refrigerate overnight or for at least 4 hours.
  5. Just before baking, cut remaining 1 Tbsp. of butter into small pieces. Dot bread with butter.
  6. Bake uncovered for 45-50 minutes at 350˚ F.
  7. Enjoy warm with sliced strawberries and whipped cream. Drizzle with Kneaders Famous Caramel Syrup, now available for purchase at every Kneaders location!

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