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Easy French Toast Casserole

This French Toast Casserole is super fast and easy to put together. It can be made ahead and had for a quick breakfast during the week or it is perfect for brunch or a weekend breakfast! Serve on its own or add scrambled eggs and fruit.

french toast casserole on a white plate with butter and syrup on top next to a fork

Ingredients for French Toast Casserole

This baked french toast casserole doesn’t require many ingredients making it perfect for an easy meal. Plus, stale bread works well for this recipe if you have some around. You will need:

  • bread
  • eggs
  • milk
  • cinnamon
  • vanilla extract
  • maple syrup (for serving)

How to Make French Toast Casserole

The first step is to cut up enough bread to fill your greased 9 x 13 pan. If you are using regular sliced bread it would probably be 8-12 slices. If you have any leftover rolls or bread that is going to be stale soon this is the perfect way to use it up!

Then, in a separate bowl, combine the eggs, milk, vanilla and cinnamon. Stir well. Then, pour over the bread and toss it around to make sure all of the bread is coated.

Bake at 350 degrees for 25-35 minutes, until eggs are set and the casserole is golden brown. Serve the casserole warm straight from the oven with maple syrup. If not serving immediately, let cool and then cover and refrigerate for up to 5 days.

easy french toast casserole

Frequently Asked Questions

Can French Toast Casserole be made ahead of time?

Yes! Make it ahead and bake it or make it and refrigerate before baking. When ready to bake put it into the oven. Baking time may be a little longer since the casserole will be cold in the refrigerator.

Can this be made gluten-free and/or dairy-free?

Of course! Use your favorite gluten-free bread and/or favorite non-dairy milk to make this recipe instead!

How long is this good in the refrigerator for?

Once baked french toast casserole should be eaten within 5 days.

easy french toast casserole

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easy french toast casserole

French Toast Casserole

Yield: 6 servings
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes

This Easy French Toast Casserole is perfect for brunch, breakfast or to make ahead for the week!


  • 8-10 slices of bread (enough to fill your 9 x 13 casserole dish)
  • 10 eggs
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 1 tbsp cinnamon
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • maple syrup for serving


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray 9 x 13 pan with non-stick spray.
  2. Cut bread into bite-size pieces and put into your pan.
  3. Stir eggs, milk, cinnamon and vanilla in a separate bowl until combined well.
  4. Pour egg mixture on top of bread. Toss to coat all bread
  5. Bake 25-35 minutes until eggs are set and casserole is a golden brown.
  6. Serve with maple syrup and enjoy!


Casserole can be made ahead and kept in the refrigerator until ready to bake.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 422Total Fat: 10gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 312mgSodium: 393mgCarbohydrates: 66gFiber: 2gSugar: 37gProtein: 16g

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