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Perfect French Toast Casserole

  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 9 hr 0 min
  • Servings 16

When we say perfect we're not joking. Brown sugar, cinnamon and vanilla infuse every buttery bite of this best-you'll-ever-have overnight French toast casserole. You’ll definitely want seconds of this ridiculously good baked French toast, and since it makes 16 servings there's enough to go around—twice. ...MORE+ LESS-

TBSP Kitchens
September 1, 2017

Ingredients

1/4
cup butter
3/4
cup brown sugar
6
eggs
2
cups milk
1
teaspoon vanilla
1
tablespoon powdered sugar
1/4
cup brown sugar
1/2
teaspoon cinnamon
1
French loaf toast bread - cut into 1/2 inch slices
2
tablespoons melted butter, for drizzling
1/4
cup pecans, if desired

Steps

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  • 1
    Melt 1/4 cup butter and add 3/4 cup brown sugar; stir till mixed.
  • 2
    Spread butter and brown sugar mixture into bottom of a 9x13 baking dish.
  • 3
    Beat eggs, milk, vanilla and powdered sugar.
  • 4
    Lay down a layer of French toast bread (cut off crusts if desired).
  • 5
    Ladle on half of egg mixture.
  • 6
    Sprinkle with brown sugar and cinnamon (and pecans if you like nuts).
  • 7
    Drizzle melted butter on one side of French toast bread for next layer (cut crusts if desired).
  • 8
    Lay down second layer of bread, butter side up.
  • 9
    Ladle rest of egg mixture over the top.
  • 10
    Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  • 11
    In the morning remove from refrigerator uncover and preheat oven to 350° F.
  • 12
    Sprinkle with sugar and cinnamon, or pecans.
  • 13
    Once preheated cook for 45 minutes and enjoy!
 

Nutrition Information

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More About This Recipe
  • Picture this: it’s the weekend. You’re all cozy in bed. You don’t have anywhere to be. As you contemplate whether it’s time to get up, the sweet cinnamon-sugar smell of this breakfast casserole begins to waft through the air. “Ah, yes,” you think to yourself. “Definitely time to get out of bed. For there is French toast to be had.” Thus proving once and for all that French toast > sleep. At least this French toast, anyway.

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