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Overnight French Toast Casserole

Looking for a simple breakfast recipe? You're going to love this Overnight Baked French Toast Casserole. Made with less than 10 simple ingredients, this is one of the best ways to enjoy french toast.
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time45 minutes
Chill8 hours
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: casserole, french toast
Servings: 12


  • One loaf French bread cut into 1 inch thick slices
  • 8 large eggs
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup milk
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon

For Serving

  • Powdered sugar optional
  • Maple syrup optional
  • Fresh fruit


  • Coat a 13x9 baking dish with softened butter
  • Slice bread and arrange in a baking dish in two rows, overlapping if necessary
  • In a large bowl, beat the eggs
  • Whisk in the heavy cream, milk, granulated sugar, vanilla extract, and cinnamon
  • Pour milk mixture over bread, pressing down lightly to be sure the mixture covers the bread
  • Cover with plastic wrap and place in the refrigerator overnight
  • Remove from refrigerator 30 minutes prior to baking
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F
  • Bake uncovered for 35-40 minutes or until browned and inside is set
  • Serve with powdered sugar, maple syrup or fresh fruit
  • Store leftovers in the refrigerator for up to 2 days