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Baked French Toast

in quick and easy whole grain dairy free gluten free overnight guaranteed classic


Soaking the bread in the egg and milk mixture, rather than just dipping it, gives this French toast a smooth, creamy, melt-in-your-mouth texture. Hints of orange and vanilla are also a nice touch.

At a glance

4 servings
Nutrition information


Choose your measure:

  • 8 to 12 slices baguette (about 3/4" thick)
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 cup milk (whole milk or cream)
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1 to 2 drops orange oil (optional but good)
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. To bake the French toast: The night before, lightly butter a baking pan, and place the bread in it in one layer.
  2. Beat the remaining ingredients together and pour them over the bread. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  3. Preheat the oven to 400°F and allow the baking dish to warm while the oven heats.
  4. Bake the French toast, uncovered, until it's golden brown and puffy, about 25 to 30 minutes.
  5. Serve the French toast with syrup and butter or fruit and whipped cream.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size 1/4 of batch, 194g
  • Servings Per Batch 4
Amount Per Serving:
  • Calories 310 cal
  • Calories from Fat
  • Total Fat 8g
  • Saturated Fat
  • Trans Fat
  • Cholesterol 215mg
  • Sodium 659mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 35g
  • Dietary Fiber 2g
  • Sugars 9g
  • Protein 15g

* The nutrition information provided for this recipe is determined by the ESHA Genesis R&D software program. Substituting any ingredients may change the posted nutrition information.