French Toast Casserole: an easy baked recipe

Total time: 720 Min
Difficulty: Low
Serves: 6 people
By Cookist
1/2 cup
White bread
12 slices
Brown sugar
1/2 cup
1/2 cup
Cinnamon powder
1 tsp
1 tbsp
Whole Milk
1 1/2 cups
1/2 cup
For decorate
Confectioner’s sugar
to taste

French Toast Casserole is a quick breakfast recipe made with crispy French bread. It takes 20 minutes, even in advance, and is perfect for recycling stale bread.

If you're looking for a breakfast baked dessert, this French Toast Casserole is just that. The custard-soaked bread is flavored with sweet cinnamon and nutmeg, garnished with a hazelnut crumble and baked until golden brown and steaming hot.

What bread is good for french toast casserole?

French bread is a variety of bread that is characterized by using wheat flour, because it is much longer than wide and its crispy crust.

It is ideal for making sandwiches. This is one of the most well-known and appreciated breads, not only in France. These long bars are crunchy, with a golden crust and appetizing.

This recipe is excellent for a delicious and sweet breakfast. The combination is perfect so everyone at home will love it. It is the favorite dessert of many and fortunately have several positive contributions to our health, obviously eating too much could cause overweight.

How to make French Toast Casserole

  • Lightly butter a 9×13 inch refractory mold.
  • Mix the brown sugar and cinnamon powder.
  • Place a layer of slices of bread and sprinkle with the mixture of sugar and cinnamon, put the second layer of slices of bread and add the rest of the mixture of sugar and cinnamon.
  • Melt the butter in the microwave and then add all the liquid ingredients in the blender: eggs, milk, vanilla and melted butter. Blend until a homogeneous mixture is obtained.
  • Cover the slices of bread with this mixture, if necessary crush a little with a kitchen spatula so that all the slices of bread are moistened.
  • In the spaces between the slices of bread, add the berries.
  • Cover with foil and refrigerate for at least 12 hours. This recipe is ideal to prepare at night and bake it in the morning, this allows you to save a lot of time.
  • Preheat the oven to 200F.
  • After 12 o'clock, remove from the refrigerator and disintegrate the bread a little with your hands and bake for 30 minutes or until the surface is well browned…
  • Serve with more berries and sprinkle confectioner's sugar.

How to store and reheat French toast casserole

Leftover French Toast Casserole can be stored in an airtight container for up to 3 days. Heat the individual portions in the microwave for 1 minute per serving. Or put the saucepan covered with foil in the oven at 325 degrees for 30 minutes until heated.


Why is my french toast casserole soggy?

French toast casserole should be soft on the bottom and crispy on the top. If you find that your saucepan comes out too soggy, soak the bread in a separate bowl.

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts Servings: 6 Amount per serving   Calories 404 % Daily Value* Total Fat 22.3g 29% Saturated Fat 12.4g 62% Cholesterol 210mg 70% Sodium 321mg 14% Total Carbohydrate 42.4g 15% Dietary Fiber 0.9g 3% Total Sugars 33.8g   Protein 9.1g

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