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Get ready for the best French Toast Casserole ever! Here’s an easy way to make delicious French Toast for the whole family! the best part? It only takes 15 minutes to go in the oven and can even be prepared the night before!

It seems like everyone grew up on French toast. It’s certainly considered one of the classic hot breakfast foods of our childhoods. However, this is not what we grew up eating ourselves from! Breakfast is traditionally quick and easy, making busy mornings less hectic. As parents, we fully understand the dilemma of choosing between a hearty hot breakfast or a bowl of instant cereal. Too bad our parents hadn’t heard of breakfast casserole. You can still have a hearty hot breakfast, but the cooking time in the oven is completely hands-off! Prepare your casserole the night before so that when you wake up, you can simply pop it in the oven and let it do the work for you.

Flavor options for French Toast Casserole:

A really fun twist is to use sweetened coffee creamer instead of a homemade liquid spice blend. To do this, add 2 ½ cups of your favorite coffee creamer to the mixture along with 8 eggs. Give it a try, you won’t be disappointed!

Only egg whites?

You can always use just egg whites, although we prefer to use whole eggs. The recipe calls for 2 egg whites to be substituted for every 1 egg.

Bread Options:

You can use any type of bread for this French Toast Casserole. French bread and other bakery-style breads work in addition to sliced ​​sandwich-type bread. If you want something special, you can use white or sourdough bread. Yum!

berry:

Adding berries is optional. At our house, we have half blueberries and half vegetarian. You can use frozen berries, but keep them small. You don’t need a fully cooked strawberry, just a slice.

Note in advance:

You can do this up to 24 hours in advance. Prepare as directed, but do not bake. Cover uncooked casserole with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 24 hours. When ready to bake, remove the plastic wrap and bake normally. This casserole is perfect for holiday mornings and busy weekends.

Pro tip: The syrup you use can make all the difference. For a French Toast Casserole that will absolutely blow your mind, use our Liquid Cinnamon Roll Syrup recipe. It will surprise you!

Pour syrup from a ceramic carafe over a French toast casserole.

Storage and Reheating Instructions:

French toast casserole is best eaten fresh. Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 4 days. Reheat single servings in the microwave in 30-second increments until heated through.

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Top view of french toast casserole in white baking dish.

Get ready for the best French Toast Casserole ever! Here’s an easy way to make delicious French Toast for the whole family! the best part? It only takes 15 minutes to go in the oven and can even be prepared the night before!

Preparation time 15 minute

cooking time 55 minute

total time 1 Hour 10 minute

raw material

casserole:

  • 1 bread French bread salad or french country
  • 8 big egg
  • 1 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup Packed light brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 cup berry Optional, can be fresh or frozen, in small pieces.

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup Packed light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup salted butter melted
  • 2 tablespoon all purpose flour spoon and level
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Optional toppings:

  • Fresh fruits
  • Maple sugar
  • powdered sugar

instruct

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

  • Spray a 9-by-13-inch pan with nonstick spray. Slice, then cut bread into 1-inch pieces. Spread the bread on the prepared baking sheet and set aside.

  • Whisk together remaining casserole ingredients, including eggs, milk, heavy cream, brown sugar, vanilla, cinnamon, and nutmeg, until there are no lumps left. Pour liquid ingredients over bread. Make sure all bread slices are soaked in the liquid mixture.

  • To make the topping, combine brown sugar, softened butter, flour, and cinnamon in a bowl. Stir well until all combined. The texture should be similar to wet sand.

  • Add your favorite fruit. Like blueberry, raspberry or strawberry slices, then push them into the casserole and sprinkle over the topping. Bake in preheated oven for 45-55 minutes, or until golden brown on top.

notes

Coffee Creamer Flavor Variation:

Since the casserole already has spices and sugar added, use 2 1/2 cups sweetened coffee creamer and 8 eggs. Stir them together and pour over cubed bread.

Calories: 378kcal | carbohydrate: 42G | protein: 9G | fat: 20G | Saturated fat: 11G | Polyunsaturated fats: 1G | Monounsaturated fats: 6G | Trans fat: 1G | cholesterol: 160mg | sodium: 306mg | Potassium: 177mg | fiber: 1G | sugar: twenty twoG | Vitamin A: 743unit | Vitamin C: 1mg | calcium: 101mg | iron: 2mg

The Best French Toast Casserole