Baked French Toast Recipe

French Toast Bake

A baked french toast recipe that you can spend 15 minutes preparing, let sit overnight and then bake it in the morning. A delicious breakfast dish to serve out of town guests, or a hungry family!
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword breakfast recipe for kids, brunch recipe, christmas morning recipe, french toaste bake
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Resting Time 6 hours
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 398kcal
Author Jessica Burgess


  • 1 loaf French bread
  • butter or non-stick spray for coating casserole dish
  • 8 large eggs
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons pure vanilla extract


  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar packed
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 pinch nutmeg
  • 1 stick butter cold; cut into pieces


  • Grease a 9x13 casserole dish with butter or non-stick spray.
  • Tear or cut the French bread into chunks/cubes, and evenly distribute into the dish.
  • In a separate bowl, mix the eggs, milk, cream white sugar, brown sugar & vanilla.
  • Evenly pour egg mixture over the bread.
  • Cover the bread and store in the refrigerator until ready to bake. Preferably overnight.


  • Mix together flour, brown sugar, cinnamon, salt, and nutmeg in a separate bowl.
  • Add the pieces of butter, and mix together with either a pastry cutter or a fork {supplementing your hands, combining the ingredients, until the texture is fine pebbles.}
  • Store topping in the fridge until right before baking.

Bake the French Toast:

  • Preheat over to 350 degrees F.
  • Sprinkle topping over french toast.
  • Bake uncovered for 1 hour.


Serving: 1serving (1/6 recipe) | Calories: 398kcal | Carbohydrates: 52g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 161mg | Sodium: 360mg | Potassium: 182mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 29g | Vitamin A: 625IU | Calcium: 105mg | Iron: 2.2mg