French Toast Bake

French Toast Bake - An easy, hassle-free overnight French toast casserole with a crunchy cinnamon-sugar topping!

An easy, hassle-free overnight French toast casserole with a crunchy cinnamon-sugar topping!

Ingredients

  • 16 ounce loaf cinnamon bread (I used Pepperidge Farm)
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup Half & Half
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Whipped cream (for garnish)
  • Ground cinnamon (for garnish)
  • Maple syrup (for garnish)

For the Cinnamon Sugar Crumble Topping

  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 4 tsp butter (cold)

Instructions

  1. Cube bread and spread evenly in a greased 13×9″ baking pan.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together eggs, milk, Half & Half, and vanilla.
  3. Add in sugar and cinnamon. Mix until combined.
  4. Pour egg mixture over bread, making sure all pieces are saturated.
  5. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight.
  6. In the morning, preheat oven to 350º Fahrenheit.
  7. Remove bake from the refrigerator and set aside.
  8. In a small mixing bowl, whisk flour, brown sugar, cinnamon, and salt together.
  9. Cube cold butter and cut it into the dry ingredients with a fork.
  10. Evenly sprinkle over bread mixture.
  11. Bake for 42-45 minutes or until center is set.