STREAMING NOW: Carnivorous

Corner Bakery French Toast

Want more from Genius Kitchen?

Watch on your Apple TV, Roku, or Fire TV and your iOS, Fire, or Android device.

Learn More
“This is not like regular 'French toast', it's more like a rich, soft, moist bread pudding that can be sliced and served with syrup. It's perfect for brunch and can also be served for dessert. This recipe comes from the Chicago Tribune.”
1hr 5mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oven to 375°.
  2. Line bottom of greased 8-inch square baking pan with 3 slices of bread, cutting to fit; top with 3 more slices, cutting to fit.
  3. Place 8 slices across top in 2 rows; shingle-fashion.
  4. Press down firmly.
  5. Whisk eggs in a medium bowl; whisk in half-and-half, cream, sugar, vanilla and cinnamon.
  6. Pour egg mixture evenly over bread.
  7. Cover tightly with foil.
  8. Bake 40 minutes.
  9. Remove foil; bake 10 minutes longer.
  10. Remove and let stand 10 minutes before serving.
  11. Serve with maple syrup.

Watch more

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a