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French Toast Casserole

One of my favorite breakfast meals growing up was French Toast. I’m sure it was because of the sugary sweetness in French Toast, so it felt a little rebellious to have dessert first thing in the morning. As an “adult” I still have a love for French toast, but like to mix it up from time to time so I don’t bore myself of my breakfast staple. This French Toast casserole recipe takes minimal effort but delivers maximum flavor.

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Ingredients:
– 1/2 loaf (1/2 lb.) whole wheat French bread
– 4 eggs
– 1 1/2 cups almond milk
– 2 tsp. granulated sugar
– 2 tsp. brown sugar
– 1 tsp. vanilla extract
– 1/4 tsp. salt
Topping:
– 2 tbsp. butter,  cut into cubes
– 1 1/2 tbsp. granulated sugar
– 1/2 tbsp. brown sugar
– 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
– 1 tsp. nutmeg
– maple syrup, optional

Prep time: 10 mins – Chill time: Overnight (at least 8 hours) – Bake time: 45 mins

Directions:

1. Cut bread into 1 inch cubes. Spread evenly into a 9″ x 13″ baking pan.

2. In a large bowl, whisk eggs, milk, sugar, brown sugar, vanilla, and salt. Pour egg mixture over bread.

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4. Cover and refrigerate overnight – or at least 8 hours. After chilling, remove pan from fridge and let it sit for 30 minutes.

5. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a small bowl, combine cinnamon, nutmeg, sugar, & brown sugar until well mixed.

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6. Spread butter cubes on top of mixture, then drizzle with syrup (optional). Lastly, sprinkle with cinnamon sugar mixture. Bake for 45 – 50 minutes, until golden brown.

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7. Remove from oven, let stand for 5 minutes, & enjoy your French Toast casserole!

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Happy brunchin’!

XO,
G&G

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2 thoughts on “French Toast Casserole

  1. Omgg this looks so good! I weirdly don’t like French toast so much, but when they are in casseroles like these I can never resist! This looks delicious, I stumbled on your blog and I see alot of yummy recipes, I’m excited to browse through them 🙂

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