Overnight French Toast Casserole


This is a breakfast casserole that you can prepare the night before and bake in the morning. It has a wonderful flavor, and is sure to become a family favorite.

Overnight French Toast Casserole
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Additional Time:
8 hrs
Total Time:
9 hrs
10 slices


  • 2 sticks butter, melted

  • 2 cups light brown sugar

  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon

  • 1 loaf French bread, cut into 2-inch slices

  • 2 cups milk

  • 8 eggs, beaten

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • aluminum foil


  1. Pour melted butter into an 11x15-inch baking dish. Sprinkle brown sugar and cinnamon over the butter and top with bread slices, making sure slices are placed close together.

  2. Mix milk, eggs, and vanilla extract in a bowl until thoroughly combined; pour over bread in the baking dish. Cover with aluminum foil and refrigerate, 8 hours to overnight.

  3. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  4. Place the covered casserole in the preheated oven and bake for 30 minutes. Uncover, and bake until puffed and lightly golden, about 15 minutes more.

Cook's Note:

Half-and-half may be substituted for milk, if desired.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

1077 Calories
47g Fat
144g Carbs
23g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 5
Calories 1077
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 47g 61%
Saturated Fat 27g 136%
Cholesterol 367mg 122%
Sodium 1015mg 44%
Total Carbohydrate 144g 52%
Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
Total Sugars 93g
Protein 23g
Vitamin C 0mg 2%
Calcium 285mg 22%
Iron 5mg 29%
Potassium 490mg 10%

* 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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