Brioche French Toast Casserole

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5 from 1 vote
Brioche French Toast Casserole is an elegant, make ahead dish that is perfect for brunch, the Holidays or whenever you want to have something just a little bit special for Breakfast.
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 50 minutes
Total: 1 hour
Brioche French Toast Casserole

Brioche French Toast Casserole is an elegant, make ahead dish that is perfect for brunch, the Holidays or whenever you want to have something just a little bit special for Breakfast.

Brioche French Toast Casserole

This Brioche French Toast Casserole is full of flavor due to the rich custard, Then top it with your favorite fruit, nuts or syrups and you have a decadent meal. The french toast recipe is so quick and so easy but really delicious.

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What We Love About This Brioche French Toast Casserole Recipe

There is just something magical about preparing something the night before and then have your family wake up to the smells of cinnamon and sugar wafting through the house. Where did french toast come from? See the answer here.

  • 10 Minute Prep: Just a few minutes to prepare and then the rest is bake time. Perfect for special occasions or Christmas morning.
  • Easy Ingredients: All found in pantry or fridge.
  • Family Friendly: From youngest to oldest this casserole is a favorite with the whole family.
  • Adaptable: Can make Brioche French Toast Casserole with so many add ins such as fresh berries.
  • Makes Great Leftovers: Make a big batch and eat it for several meals.
A piece of the french toast on a white plate.

Ingredient Notes for a Perfect Breakfast

  • Brioche: 1 brioche loaf cubed.
  • Large Eggs: 4 large eggs for the custard.
  • Milk: Whole milk or reduced fat milk, even milk alternative works great as the milk mixture for this french toast recipe.
  • Vanilla: Good vanilla extract for the custard mixture.
  • Cinnamon: 2 Teaspoons or more if you like, adds some more on top to finish before serving the bread pudding.
  • Brown Sugar: Dark or light brown sugar. It adds a deep sweet flavor.
  • Salt: just a touch to mix the salty with the sweet for this easy recipe.
Bread, eggs, sugar and vanilla etc..

Equipment Needed for Easy Breakfast Casserole

How to Make Baked French Toast Casserole

These are the basic steps for making easy french toast casserole. Please refer to the recipe card below for more detailed instructions for this easy breakfast and nutritional information.

Making the custard mixture and then adding the seasoning.

STEP 1:PREP

First, spray your baking dish with some non stick cooking spray, then add bread cubes in single layer to baking dish.

STEP 2:MIX

Next, in a large mixing bowlwhisk together eggs, milk, vanilla, sugar, cinnamon and salt. Then pour egg mixture over top of the cubed bread and next cover casserole dish and refrigerate over night.

STEP 3: BAKE

The next morning, preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Bake for 40-50 minutes until golden brown or until casserole reaches desired doneness. Lastly, serve warm with your favorite toppings.

A casserole dish with the bread and the egg mixture.

Prep and Storage Tips for French Toast Casserole Brioche

HOW TO MAKE THIS EASY FRENCH TOAST BAKE RECIPE AHEAD OF TIME

That is the beauty of this recipe . Make it the night before and then get up and bake it on holiday morning Easy peasy.

HOW TO STORE THIS WEEKEND CASSEROLE RECIPE

Store the french toast leftovers in an airtight container or wrap well with plastic wrap.

HOW TO FREEZE THIS EASY FRENCH TOAST CASSEROLE RECIPE

Freeze the Brioche French Toast Casserole in an airtight container or cover with plastic wrap and aluminum foil for up to four months.

HOW TO REHEAT THIS BREAKFAST RECIPE

Place frozen pan directly into oven and bake for 55 to 60 minutes, removing foil after first 20 minutes.

Frequently Asked Questions about Brioche Baked French Toast

HOW TO MAKE THIS DELICIOUS BREAKFAST RECIPE HEALTHIER?

Make the buttery brioche bread recipe with a whole grain bread, low calorie bread or try using egg beaters and a brown sugar alternative such as Swerve.

CAN I SUBSTITUTE DIFFERENT INGREDIENTS?

Of course, try using a variety of things such as chopped walnuts, pecans, chocolate chips or raisins etc.

CAN THIS RECIPE BE DOUBLED OR HALVED?

Indeed, double and split into different baking dishes or cut the ingredients in the recipe card below and place in a small baking dish.

WHY IS THE CASSEROLE SOGGY?

The Brioche French Toast Casserole should never be soggy, if it is soggy, bake for longer in the oven.

WHAT IS BRIOCHE BREAD?

Brioche is a bread of French origin whose high egg and butter content gives it a rich and tender crumb.

A top shot of the brioche french toast.

Expert Tips for Making This Overnight French Toast Casserole Recipe

  • Add Different Spices: This recipe is great with Pumpkin Pie Spice Mix in this great recipe.
  • Toppings: Top of the casserole with things such as Maple syrup, fruit syrups, fruit compote,fresh fruit such as fresh blueberries or powdered sugar.
  • Variation tip: Almond milk and almond extract add a wonderful flavor to the baked french toast in oven.
  • Alternate Addition: Orange zest in the custard make a great burst of citrus in this breakfast casserole.
  • Meat: Try adding cooked bacon, cooked sausage or both for this overnight brioche french toast.

What to Serve with Brioche French Toast Casserole

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Brioche French Toast Casserole
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Brioche French Toast Casserole

Yield: 6 servings
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 50 minutes
Total: 1 hour
Brioche French Toast Casserole is an elegant, make ahead dish that is perfect for brunch, the Holidays or whenever you want to have something just a little bit special for Breakfast.
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Ingredients

  • 1 loaf brioche , cubed
  • 4 eggs
  • cups milk
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • 4 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon salt

Instructions

  • Spray a 9×13 baking dish with non-stick cooking spray.
  • Place bread cubes in baking dish.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together eggs, milk, vanilla, sugar, cinnamon and salt.
  • Pour mixture over top of the bread cubes.
  • Cover and refrigerate over night.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Bake for 40-50 minutes or until casserole reaches desired doneness.
  • Serve warm.

Expert Tips

  • Add Different Spices: This recipe is great with Pumpkin Pie Spice Mix in this great recipe.
  • Toppings: Top of the casserole with things such as Maple syrup, fruit syrups, fruit compote,fresh fruit such as fresh blueberries or powdered sugar.
  • Variation tip: Almond milk and almond extract add a wonderful flavor to the baked french toast in oven.
  • Alternate Addition: Orange zest in the custard make a great burst of citrus in this breakfast casserole.
  • Meat: Try adding cooked bacon, cooked sausage or both for this overnight brioche french toast.

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 140kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 115mg | Sodium: 299mg | Potassium: 131mg | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 255IU | Calcium: 99mg | Iron: 1.6mg
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Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Brunch, holiday

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    • I’m sorry for the error. there is actually no pumpkin pie spice in this recipe. I’ve made the appropriate corrections 🙂

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