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Overnight Rumchata Challah French Toast

Overnight Rumchata French Toast

  • Author: A Little Food
  • Prep Time: 6 hours 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 45
  • Total Time: 7 hours
  • Yield: 10 1x
  • Category: Breakfast, Brunch


An easy  and delicious overnight challah french toast soaked and baked in a Rumchata infused custard.


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Challah frech toast

  • 6 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup Rumchata Liqueur
  • 1 and 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 6 large eggs
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 12 thick-sliced (3/4- to 1-inch) day-old challah bread slices
  • Fresh fruit for serving

Rumchata Syrup

  • 2 cups confectioners sugar
  • 1/4 cup Rumchata Liqueur
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Milk, as needed


  1. Combine the brown sugar, cinnamon, cardamom and nutmeg in a small bowl and mix together, set aside.
  2. In a large bowl whisk the heavy cream, Rumchata, vanilla extract, salt, eggs, and set aside. Pour the melted butter in a 9 x13-inch casserole dish.
  3. Dip each slice of bread in the egg & cream mixture, coat both sides of the bread with the sugar mixture, then place the slices into the casserole dish.
  4. Pour the remaining egg & cream mixture over the bread and then sprinkle the remaining sugar mixture on top. Cover with aluminum foil and refrigerate for at least 6 hours or overnight.
  5. Preheat the oven to 375F. Bake the french toast for 30 minutes, covered. Uncover and continue to bake until the custard is set and the bread is golden brown for another 10-15 minutes.
  6. Drizzle the Rumchata syrup (recipe below) over the warm french toast and top with your favorite fresh fruit. Serve immediately!

Rumchata Syrup

  1. In a small bowl mix the confectioner sugar, Rumchata, and vanilla extract together. It should be thin enough to drizzle over the french toast. If it’s too thick, add 1 teaspoon of milk at a time, stirring in between until you’ve reached a smooth consistency.

Keywords: French toast, Overnight french toast