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Easy Quick Breakfast Overnight French Toast Casserole

A warm sweet protein packed ready to bake in the morning Easy Quick Breakfast Overnight French toast Casserole is perfect when you’re having family over for a long weekend. Warm and fluffy in the middle, crunchy & cinnamony with a touch of maple syrup on top.  At the first bite, you will find yourself back in the kitchen of your childhood with your mother making fresh French toast.

Breakfast Overnight French Toast Casserole

Quick and simple to mix together the night before, once it is refrigerated overnight the flavors meld together for the perfect French Toast Breakfast Casserole

Anytime you have to feed a crowd or maybe your regular family, a breakfast casserole is the perfect answer to the problem of having breakfast made when everyone comes down to the kitchen hungry. When the weather is colder and the weekends are longer is the time that everyone is hungry for a warm home-cooked breakfast.

But who wants to stand over the stove making eggs & sausage to order for a crowd. When I have the whole family together, I want to engage with the people in my life, not my frying pan.

Breakfast Overnight French Toast Casserole


Even before you hop in the shower, you can go in the kitchen turn on the oven, and slip in the breakfast casserole and by the time you are ready, breakfast is ready to be served and all the work has been done the night before

Breakfast Overnight French Toast Casserole

I was drawn to making a French toast breakfast casserole because it reminded me of my childhood. I’m cold snowy weekends my mother would always make French toast.  It was one of my father’s favorites and bassoon became one of mine, her secret ingredients for French toast was always a tablespoon of vanilla as my family group and cinnamon became the flavor of choice I would add a tablespoon of vanilla and a half a teaspoon of a quarter teaspoon of cinnamon.

A breakfast casserole with all the flavors and textures of French toast became a perfect solution when we had a house full of family. When we have a family home the last thing I want to do is to be standing over the stove frying eggs are making omelets catering to everyone’s specific egg desire that’s not the right word. A breakfast casserole solves this problem for me. I don’t have to stand over the stove and everyone gets the fluffy send a mini-protein packed breakfast they need before any fun-filled weekend.

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Breakfast Overnight French Toast Casserole
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Easy Overnight French Toast Breakfast Casserole

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  • Author: Crafting a Family Dinner
  • Prep Time: 25 minutes
  • Cook Time: 45 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
  • Yield: 10 servings 1x
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Method: Baking


A quick & easy prepare the night before breakfast casserole. Rich, fluffy and full of a classic french toast taste.


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  • Spray Oil
  • 1 loaf of Sourdough Bread (cubed)
  • 8 Eggs
  • 1 cup of Milk
  • 1 tsp Ground Cinnamon
  • 1 & 1/4 cup Heavy Cream
  • 1 TLB Vanilla

For the Topping:

  • 1/2 cup Flour
  • 1/4 cup Brown Sugar
  • 2 tsp Ground Cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup Butter
  • Pinch of Salt

Serve with Real Maple Syrup


  1. Spray a 13×9 Glass Baking Pan with spray oil.
  2. Cut the bread into cubes and layer in the pan.
  3. Mix together the 8 eggs, milk, cinnamon, heavy cream, vanilla in a medium bowl.
  4. Pour the egg mixture over the bread.
  5. Cover the pan with plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight.
  6. For the Topping, Mix together all the ingredients, but butter in and with a fork mix until crumbly.
  7. Place the topping in a plastic bag and refrigerate so it is ready in the morning.
  8. Take the casserole out in the morning and layer the topping on top.
  9. Preheat your oven to 350℉
  10. Bake the casserole for 45 minutes until golden brown and no longer wet in the middle.
  11. Serve with Real Maple Syrup on top.

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  1. I love overnight casseroles around Christmas, and yours looks divine. I can’t wait to try this out! Thank you for bringing your french toast yumminess to Fiesta Friday!

  2. I have seen several recipes for baked French toast, but I am always afraid that the bread will be too soggy. Have you ever had that problem? Either way, the flavor combinations in this recipe look perfect for a winter morning! Thanks for sharing at Fiesta Friday!

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