Instant Pot French Toast Casserole

This classic French toast recipe is super easy in the Instant Pot. It uses the pot-in-pot method, so be sure to have your small baking pan and trivet ready! Serve with fruit and syrup.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Additional Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs


  • 6 thick slices stale bread, cut into cubes

  • 2 eggs, beaten

  • 1 tablespoon white sugar

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon, or more to taste

  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract

  • ½ cup milk

  • cooking spray

  • 1 ½ cups water

  • 1 tablespoon butter, or more to taste


  1. Place bread cubes into a large bowl. Mix eggs, sugar, salt, cinnamon, vanilla extract, and milk in a separate bowl. Pour mixture on top of bread cubes and mix well. Set aside for 15 to 20 minutes.

  2. Spray baking dish very lightly with cooking spray. Pour bread-egg mixture into baking dish.

  3. Pour water into a multi-functional pressure cooker (such as Instant Pot). Place trivet into pot and lower baking pan onto top of trivet. Close and lock the lid. Ensure vent is sealed. Select high pressure according to manufacturer's instructions; set timer for 15 minutes. Allow 10 to 15 minutes for pressure to build.

  4. Release pressure using the natural-release method according to manufacturer's instructions, about 10 minutes. Unlock and remove the lid. Remove baking dish using trivet handles.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

211 Calories
8g Fat
28g Carbs
8g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 211
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 3g 17%
Cholesterol 103mg 34%
Sodium 668mg 29%
Total Carbohydrate 28g 10%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 8g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 122mg 9%
Iron 2mg 12%
Potassium 128mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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