packed light brown sugar
1-inch thick french bread
1Combine sugar, butter and corn syrup in a small saucepan. Cook over medium heat until smooth and thickened, stir constantly.
2Coat a 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking dish with cooking spray. Pour butter mixture into the dish. Fit bread slices tightly into the dish, trimming if necessary.
3In a medium bowl combine eggs, milk, vanilla and salt whisking together well. Pour egg mixture over bread.
4Cover and refrigerate for eight hours.
5Bake uncovered at 350 degrees F. for 45 minutes or until lightly browned.
6Slice into sections and serve upside down. Garnish with whipped cream or whipped butter.