Overnight French Toast Casserole Recipe

Overnight french toast casserole
Diana Rattray
Ratings (51)
  • Total: 22 mins
  • Prep: 12 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Yield: 12 slices (serves 6)
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
277 Calories
18g Fat
21g Carbs
8g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 12 slices (serves 6)
Amount per serving
Calories 277
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 18g 23%
Saturated Fat 10g 52%
Cholesterol 192mg 64%
Sodium 143mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 21g 8%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Protein 8g
Calcium 103mg 8%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This overnight French toast makes a perfect breakfast for family and guests. This French toast casserole is especially convenient since it can be prepared the night before and then baked in the morning. You might also like New Orleans Style French Toast or pain perdu.

Ingredients

  • 4 tablespoons butter (room temperature)
  • 12 slices ​French bread (3/4-inch-thick)
  • 6 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups​ milk (or half-and-half)
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Garnish: sugar (confectioners', to taste)

Steps to Make It

  1. Spread butter over bottom of large baking pan jelly roll pan with 1-inch-high sides. Arrange bread slices in the pan.

  2. Combine eggs, milk, sugar, syrup, vanilla, and salt in large bowl; whisk until well blended. Pour egg mixture over bread. Turn bread slices to coat evenly. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for a few hours or overnight.

  3. Preheat oven to 400 F. Bake for 10 minutes. Turn the bread over and continue baking just until a rich golden brown, about 5 to 6 minutes longer. Transfer cooked French toast to plates and sprinkle with confectioners' sugar if desired.

  4. Serve hot with maple syrup or your favorite topping.