Easy Overnight French Toast Casserole

This french toast casserole is so easy to prepare ahead of time and pop in the oven for a deliciously sweet family brunch!




  1. In 9 x 13 casserole melt 4 tablespoons butter. Stir in 1/3 cup brown sugar.
  2. In large bowl mix eggs, half n half, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, 2 tablespoons maple syrup and vanilla.
  3. In small microwavable bowl melt 3 tablespoons butter. Stir in 2 tablespoons brown sugar, 1 tablespoon cinnamon and 1 tablespoon maple syrup.
  4. Arrange 1/2 of the bread slices in casserole dish in single layer over butter/brown sugar mixture. Pour 1/2 of the egg mixture slowly over the bread slices; using a spoon to work it into the bread. Using the same spoon spread 1/2 of the butter/brown sugar paste over the bread. Top with remaining french bread slices, pour remaining egg mixture over slowly over the bread slices; using a spoon to work it into the bread. Spread with the remaining butter/brown sugar paste.
  5. Cover with plastic wrap and leave in refrigerator overnight.
  6. Remove from refrigerator 30 minutes prior to cooking. Bake covered at 350 degrees for 30 minutes. Remove cover and bake for 30-35 minutes or until the top is golden brown.
  7. Allow to set 10-15 minutes before slicing.


Please make sure the bread is saturated all the way to the top by either making sure the egg mixture comes up over the top, working it in with a spoon or pressing the bread down. If needed you may add more eggs to the mixture.

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