Easy French Toast Casserole

This easy French toast casserole is perfect for lazy weekend mornings or holiday brunches. It’s made with simple ingredients and can be prepped the night before, making it a convenient and delicious breakfast option.

Preparation time:
Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 45 minutes
Total time: 1 hour

– 1 loaf of French bread, cut into 1-inch cubes
– 8 large eggs
– 2 cups of whole milk
– 1/2 cup of heavy cream
– 1/2 cup of granulated sugar
– 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract
– 1/2 teaspoon of ground cinnamon
– Pinch of salt
– 1/2 cup of all-purpose flour
– 1/2 cup of brown sugar
– 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon
– 1/4 teaspoon of salt
– 1/2 cup of unsalted butter, cold and cut into small pieces
– Maple syrup, for serving

– Grease a 9×13 inch baking dish with cooking spray.
– Arrange the bread cubes in the prepared baking dish.
– In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the eggs, milk, heavy cream, granulated sugar, vanilla extract, cinnamon, and salt until well combined.
– Pour the egg mixture over the bread cubes, making sure that all the bread is coated. Cover the dish with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 2 hours, or overnight.
– Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C).
– In a separate mixing bowl, combine the flour, brown sugar, cinnamon, and salt. Using a pastry blender or your fingers, cut the cold butter into the flour mixture until it resembles coarse crumbs.
– Sprinkle the crumb mixture over the top of the bread mixture.
– Bake for 45-50 minutes, or until the top is golden brown and the center is set.
– Let the casserole cool for a few minutes before serving with maple syrup.

This easy French toast casserole is sure to become a favorite in your household. It’s a delicious and convenient way to enjoy a classic breakfast dish.

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