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French Toast Casserole

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
This Easy French Toast Casserole is bursting with so much flavor! The casserole is loaded with almonds, fresh berries and a cream cheese drizzle - an amazing combination.
Author: Valentina Ablaev
Skill Level: Easy
Cost to Make: $10-$12
Keyword: French Toast Casserole, Overnight French Toast Casserole
Calories: 293 kcal
Servings: 8 servings

Ingredients

For the French Toast Casserole:

  • 1 bread loaf cut into 1-inch squares
  • 7 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups whole milk
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 2/3 cup sliced almonds
  • 16 oz fresh berries
  • 2 tsp Powdered sugar for dusting, optional

For the Cream Cheese Drizzle:

  • 2 oz cream cheese room temp
  • ¼ cup powdered sugar
  • ¼ tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 ½ Tbsp whole milk

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs, milk, heavy whipping cream, vanilla, ground cinnamon and sugar.
  2. Cut the bread loaf into 1” cubes and add them to the egg mixture. Stir to generously soak the bread then transfer to 9x13 casserole baking dish.

  3. Pour any remaining egg mixture over bread and arrange bread evenly, patting down if needed.

  4. Sprinkle the top with sliced almonds, cover and bake at 350˚F for 20 minutes then uncover and bake another 15-20 minutes, until tops of bread are crispy.

  5. Meanwhile, prepare cream cheese drizzle: beat cream cheese until creamy. Add the powdered sugar, vanilla and milk and beat until thick and drizzling consistency

  6. To serve, top with fresh berries and use a teaspoon to drizzle cream cheese over the French Toast Casserole.