French Toast Bake

This delightful French Toast Bake is a perfect make-ahead breakfast or brunch option that will surely impress your family and guests. It’s a delicious twist on classic French toast that is easy to prepare and bursting with flavor.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe:

  • Easy to make
  • Can be prepared in advance
  • Perfect for feeding a crowd
  • Delicious and comforting flavors


  • 1/2 cup melted butter (1 stick)
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 loaf of thickly sliced bread
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • Powdered sugar for sprinkling
  • Cinnamon for sprinkling


  1. Melt butter in the microwave and add brown sugar, stirring until mixed.
  2. Pour the butter and sugar mixture into the bottom of a 9 x 13 pan, spreading it around.
  3. In a separate bowl, beat the eggs, milk, and vanilla.
  4. Place a single layer of sliced bread in the pan.
  5. Spoon half of the egg mixture over the bread layer.
  6. Sprinkle some cinnamon over the bread and eggs.
  7. Add a second layer of sliced bread.
  8. Spoon the remaining egg mixture over the second bread layer.
  9. Cover the pan and chill it in the fridge overnight.
  10. Bake at 350°F for 45 minutes (covered for the first 30 minutes).
  11. Sprinkle the baked French toast with powdered sugar and cinnamon.
  12. Serve with warm maple syrup.
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 45 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour (plus chilling time)
  • Servings: 8
  • Kcal: 320 per serving


Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Reheat in the oven or microwave before serving.

Recipe Tips:

  • You can customize this French Toast Bake by adding fresh berries or a drizzle of caramel sauce before serving for an extra touch of sweetness.
  • Make sure to use thickly sliced bread to ensure the perfect texture of the bake.
  • Feel free to adjust the amount of cinnamon and powdered sugar according to your taste preferences.

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