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Sausage and French Toast Bake

Spice Islands®

Sausage and French Toast Bake


  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 hours 25 minutes

9 servings


1/2 pound breakfast sausage

2 tablespoons Spice Islands® Minced Onion

1/4 teaspoon Spice Islands® Sage

1/2 teaspoon maple flavor

1/2 teaspoon Spice Islands® Pure Vanilla Extract

2 tablespoons Karo® Light Corn Syrup

1/4 cup butter OR margarine

1/2 cup brown sugar

8 slices white bread, crusts trimmed

3 eggs

3/4 cup milk

2 teaspoons Spice Islands® Pure Vanilla Extract

1 teaspoon maple flavor

1/4 teaspoon salt


Brown sausage and onion in skillet over medium-high heat until sausage is browned. Drain fat; mix sage, 1/2 teaspoon maple flavoring and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla into the meat. Set aside.

Heat corn syrup, butter and brown sugar in a saucepan over medium heat until butter is melted and sugar is dissolved. Pour mixture into an 8-inch square baking dish. Place 4 slices of bread in a single layer over the syrup, top with the sausage, then place the remaining 4 slices of bread on top of sausage.

Whisk eggs, milk, 2 teaspoons vanilla, 1 teaspoon maple flavoring and the salt. Carefully pour over bread.

Cover; refrigerate 8 to 24 hours.

Preheat oven to 350º F. Bake uncovered for 35 to 45 minutes. Remove from oven; let stand 5 to 10 minutes. Cut into squares. Invert each piece when serving.

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