French Toast Casserole

French Toast Casserole

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 244.0
  • Total Fat: 3.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 97.3 mg
  • Sodium: 271.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 43.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.1 g
  • Protein: 9.6 g

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This French toast is perfect for a crowd--no more standing over a hot stove while one person at a time eats breakfast. This French toast is perfect for a crowd--no more standing over a hot stove while one person at a time eats breakfast.
Number of Servings: 6


    4 ounces day-old French or Italian bread, cut into 3/4-inch cubes (about 4 cups)

    1/3 cup golden raisins

    1 (3-ounce) package cream cheese (low or no fat) cut into 1/4-inch cubes

    3 large eggs

    1 1/2 cups 1% milk

    1/2 cup maple syrup

    1 tsp vanilla extract

    2 Tblsp granulated sugar

    1 tsp cinnamon

    Additional maple syrup, optional


This takes french toast to the next level. A disastrous french toast morning made for my son's friends left me wondering if there was a better way. Needless to say my son never brought his friends for breakfast again. Since then, this french toast casserole is absolutely delicious and loved by all. It is great for days when the kids have off from school and doesn't require any last-minute preparations. Arrange the eggs, milk and flavorings the night before so the flavors have time to soak into the dry bread cubes. Delicious! Wish I would have had this recipe back then!


Spray 11 x 7 inch baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.

Place bread cubes in single layer in prepared baking dish. Sprinkle golden raisins and the cream cheese cubes evenly over the bread cubes.

Beat eggs in medium bowl with electric mixer set at medium speed until well blended. Add milk, maple syrup and vanilla extract; beat until well blended.

Pour egg mixture evenly over bread mixture. Cover; refrigerate at least 4 hours or overnight.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Combine sugar and cinnamon in smnall bowl; sprinkle evenly over casserole.

Bake, uncovered, until puffed, golden brown and knife inserted in center comes out clean, about 40 to 45 minutes. Cut into squares and serve with additional maple syrup, if desired.


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  • Incredible!
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    oh my, too good! I used maple syrup from our own trees. Next time I will not cube the bread, just use it sliced. I will spread the cream cheese evenly over each piece of bread rather than useing cube cream cheese. I got one piece of this! DH ate all the rest. - 11/13/10

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I use rasin bread and place sliced apples in the bottom of the dish. Yummy - 2/18/14

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Loved it! I think I will try it next time without the cream cheese. For me, it doesn't add much. Thanks for a great weekend recipe! :) - 2/8/15

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This was a bit hit! I love finding recipes I can make the night before. I served it with fresh strawberries and spiced pecans to put on top. I used sugar free maple syrup and no one could tell the difference! - 5/9/09

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  • I followed most of the recipe, adding walnuts rather than raisins. I baked in glass pie dish. The last few minutes I put under the broiler. My husband and I enjoyed it with sausage patties on the side. - 5/19/16

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  • Delicious!!!!! Thank You. - 5/16/16

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  • Delicious! I used raisin bread and spread the cream cheese on it! We ate it for supper and family loved it! - 5/16/16

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  • Easy!!! And quite yummy! - 5/9/16

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  • This is an easy and excellent recipe, it is a favorite! - 2/23/16

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  • made for Christmas breakfast so easy to prep the night before; everyone took seconds - 1/5/16

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  • For me, the best part is the raisins. I also alter somewhat with sugar free homemade maple syrup and splenda for sugar topping. Have not tried, but I think egg substitute will work well in this. Even tried using a homemade Italian bread and that was a fun element to recipe. - 2/21/15

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  • Made this for Christmas morning! What a hit! I tried cubing the cream cheese, but it stuck together, so I just put it in the mixer with the liquids. I think it would have been better cubed. An amazing recipe, a hit with everyone. - 12/25/13

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  • Looks nice enough serve to overnight guests, tastes too good to stop at just one serving. The cream cheese and French toast are a nice blending of flavours. Because it is so easy and delicious I will make this often. - 11/22/13

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  • Like that the preparation is done before hand. Family and Grandchildren loved it. - 5/21/09

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