Overnight French Toast

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“The orange flavored liqueur and the sauce make this recipe Glorious!!!! This recipe came from a Betty Crocker cookbook. Great for Christmas morning. Cook time is per batch. I double the sauce recipe as we like lots of it.”

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 4 eggs
  • 12 cup half-and-half or 12 cup milk
  • 13 cup orange juice
  • 3 tablespoons orange-flavored liqueur or 3 tablespoons orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 14 teaspoon vanilla
  • 14 teaspoon salt
  • 16 slices French bread, each 3/4 inch thick
  • Glorius Orange Sauce
  • 12 cup butter or 12 cup margarine
  • 13 cup sugar
  • 13 cup frozen orange juice concentrate (thawed)
  • 14 cup pomegranate seeds, if desired


  1. Beat eggs, half-and-half, orange juice, liqueur, sugar, vanilla and salt in small bowl with fork.
  2. Dip bread into egg mixture, soaking thoroughly; place in ungreased rectangular pan, 15x10x1 inches.
  3. Pour any remaining egg mixture over bread.
  4. Cover loosely and refrigerate at least 8 hours but no longer than 24 hours.
  5. For sauce melt butter in 1-quart saucepan over medium heat.
  6. Add sugar and orange juice concentrate, stirring until sugar is dissolved.
  7. Remove from heat; cool slightly.
  8. Beat with wire whisk until thick and shiny.
  9. Stir in pomegranate seed.
  10. Keep warm.
  11. Heat griddle to 375 or heat skillet over medium heat; grease with butter.
  12. Cook bread 4-5 minutes on each side or until golden brown.
  13. Serve with sauce.

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