5 from 9 votes
This super easy delicious overnight baked French toast casserole topped with brown sugar and cinnamon powder and all your French toast flavors that you can serve for breakfast for a large family
Overnight Baked French Toast Casserole
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
55 mins
Total Time
1 hr 10 mins

Overnight Baked French toast casserole is warm, comforting, wonderful and easy! Get all the prep work done the previous night and next morning just sprinkle the crumb and bake. Spiced with cinnamon this breakfast is the perfect breakfast you want to have during that lazy morning any weather! A warm brunch on a weekend is a delight!

Course: Breakfast, Dessert, Snacks
Cuisine: American
Calories: 3458 kcal
  • 1 packet French bread (or white bread)
  • 7 eggs
  • 1/2 cup sugar (I used 3 tablespoon less from 1/2 cup)
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 cup heavy cream (or half and half)
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter cut into cubes
  1. Grease a 9 X 13 inch casserole or baking tray with butter.

  2. Use a serrated knife to cube the bread into one inch pieces and put into the casserole.

  3. In a big wide bowl beat eggs, sugar, milk, cream, vanilla extract and salt. 

  4. Slowly pour liquid over the bread, evenly over the bread. Cover with cling film and refrigerate it overnight.

  5. In another bowl crumble flour, brown sugar, cinnamon powder, salt and butter cubes. Let the mixture be crumbly. Cover with cling film and chill it in fridge overnight.

  6. Take the casserole out of the fridge when you are ready to bake. 

  7. Pre heat the oven to 350 degree F.

  8. Sprinkle the butter-cinnamon-sugar mix generously over the soaked bread. 

  9. Bake for 30-35 minutes till browned. 

  10. Remove the casserole from the oven. Sprinkle with powdered sugar. Cut out a portion of it into a serving plate and drizzle some maple syrup while the baked French toast in still warm. Serve immediately. 

Recipe Notes

The baking time depends on the size of the casserole, and how deep it is. The deeper the casserole the longer it will take to bake to golden brown. Please adjust the time as per your casserole or baking tray size.

Nutrition Facts
Overnight Baked French Toast Casserole
Amount Per Serving
Calories 3458 Calories from Fat 2034
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 226g 348%
Saturated Fat 131g 655%
Cholesterol 1765mg 588%
Sodium 1951mg 81%
Potassium 1460mg 42%
Total Carbohydrates 294g 98%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 234g
Protein 66g 132%
Vitamin A 175.8%
Vitamin C 1.7%
Calcium 104.6%
Iron 52.7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.