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Crockpot French toast on a plate topped with strawberries and blueberries.
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Crockpot French Toast

Crockpot French toast is perfect for holiday brunches, but also easy enough for casual weekend breakfasts! Loaded with cinnamon and brown sugar, it’ll make your house smell amazing, too.
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time3 hours
Total Time3 hours 10 minutes
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: crockpot french toast, french toast
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 495kcal


  • crockpot
  • Mixing bowl


  • 1 loaf rich sandwich bread challah or brioche, a little stale is best
  • 8 large eggs
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 Tablespoons butter cold

To serve

  • ½ cup fresh berries
  • 4 tablespoons maple syrup
  • ¼ cup powdered sugar


  • Cut the loaf of bread into small, 1 to 1 ½ inch cubes. Add to the inside of a greased slow cooker.
    1 loaf rich sandwich bread
  • In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the eggs and brown sugar, then add the milk, heavy cream, cinnamon, salt, and vanilla. Whisk together until thoroughly combined.
    8 large eggs, ½ cup brown sugar, 1 cup milk, 1 cup heavy cream, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, ½ teaspoon salt, ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Pour over the bread, pushing down the bread a little if needed to make sure it all absorbs some of the egg mixture.
  • Cut the butter into small pieces, then place evenly over the surface so that they will melt and keep the top moist as it cooks.
    4 Tablespoons butter
  • Cook, covered, on the medium setting for 2 ½ to 3 hours.
  • To serve, top with the berries, a drizzle of maple syrup and a dusting of powdered sugar.
    ¼ cup powdered sugar, 4 tablespoons maple syrup, ½ cup fresh berries


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 495kcal | Carbohydrates: 55g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 0.2g | Cholesterol: 245mg | Sodium: 493mg | Potassium: 249mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 27g | Vitamin A: 1024IU | Vitamin C: 0.4mg | Calcium: 162mg | Iron: 3mg