Recipes and Cooking Breakfast and Brunch Recipes French Toast Classic French Toast Casserole 5.0 (1) 1 Review Enjoy the classic maple version or our Test Kitchen's berry-cream cheese variations. By Sarah Brekke, MS Sarah Brekke, MS Sarah Brekke is a culinary specialist with the Better Homes and Gardens Test Kitchen. Her work includes recipe testing and development, food styling, and the creation of food video content. Her work expands across many of the Dotdash Meredith food brands including Magnolia Journal, Allrecipes, and various special interest publications. Sarah holds a Bachelor of Science degree in culinary science from Iowa State University and a Master of Science degree in food science from Kansas State University. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on October 12, 2022 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Katlyn Moncada Prep Time: 15 mins Bake Time: 45 mins Total Time: 9 hrs Servings: 12 Yield: 12 French Toast Slices Jump to Nutrition Facts When it comes to brunch recipes, you can't go wrong with French toast. If you have a large family to feed, though, it can be a hassle to stand over the stove and flip those egg- and milk-soaked sweet slices one by one. Enter this deliciously easy French Toast Casserole recipe. Our Test Kitchen whipped up a classic version with simple custard base, spiced with a hint of cinnamon. To take the flavors up a notch, you can also make one of two delicious variations: Strawberry-Banana or Blueberry stuffed with cream cheese. Enjoy with purchased whipped cream or follow this guide to make your own. Ingredients 1 spray , about 1/3 second nonstick cooking spray 1/2 cup butter 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 12 slices texas toast 6 large eggs 2 cups whole milk 2 teaspoons vanilla 2 tbsp sweetened whipped cream Directions Coat a 3-qt. rectangular baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. In a small saucepan combine butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar, and ½ tsp. cinnamon. Bring to a gentle boil over medium heat. Reduce heat and simmer, stirring occasionally, 5 minutes. Spread half of the sugar mixture in the prepared dish. Layer 6 bread slices on top. Spread remaining half of sugar mixture on top of bread. Add remaining bread slices. In a medium bowl whisk together eggs, milk, vanilla, and remaining ½ tsp. cinnamon. Pour over bread. Cover dish, and chill at least 8 hours or overnight. Preheat oven to 350°F. Bake, uncovered, until a knife inserted into center comes out clean, 45 to 50 minutes. Cut into 12 pieces. Serve with Sweetened Whipped Cream. Blueberry Stuffed French Toast In a medium bowl beat 6 ounces softened cream cheese with 3 tablespoons pure maple syrup with an electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Fold in 2 cups blueberries. Prepare sugar mixture as directed in step 1 and pour half of the mixture in the prepared dish. Arrange 6 bread slices in dish and top with remaining sugar mixture and the blueberry filling. Complete recipe as directed. Strawberry-Banana Stuffed French Toast In a medium bowl beat 6 ounces softened cream cheese with ¼ cup strawberry jam with an electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Fold in ⅔ cup chopped strawberries. Prepare sugar mixture as directed in step 1 and pour half of the mixture in the prepared dish. Arrange 6 bread slices in dish and top with remaining sugar mixture and the strawberry filling. Slice 3 bananas and arrange slices over the strawberry filling. Complete recipe as directed. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 316 Calories 17g Fat 33g Carbs 7g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 12 Calories 316 % Daily Value * Total Fat 17.3g 22% Saturated Fat 8.3g 42% Cholesterol 117.8mg 39% Sodium 306.5mg 13% Total Carbohydrate 32.9g 12% Dietary Fiber 1g 4% Total Sugars 19.3g Protein 7.5g Vitamin D 1.1mcg 6% Vitamin C 0.1mg 0% Calcium 80.8mg 6% Iron 1.6mg 9% Potassium 139.5mg 3% Fatty acids, total trans 0.4g Vitamin D 44.5IU Alanine 0.3g Arginine 0.3g Ash 1.3g Aspartic acid 0.6g Caffeine 0mg Carotene, alpha 0mcg Choline, total 84.3mg Copper, Cu 0.1mg Cystine 0.1g Energy 1321.4kJ Fluoride, F 0.6mcg Folate, total 79.3mcg Glutamic acid 1.2g Glycine 0.2g Histidine 0.2g Isoleucine 0.3g Leucine 0.5g Lysine 0.4g Methionine 0.2g Magnesium, Mg 16.3mg Manganese, Mn 0.2mg Niacin 1.5mg Phosphorus, P 117.3mg Pantothenic acid 0.8mg Phenylalanine 0.3g Phytosterols 0.1mg Proline 0.4g Retinol 127.2mcg Selenium, Se 15.2mcg Serine 0.4g Starch 12.2g Theobromine 0mg Threonine 0.3g Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) 0.9mg Tryptophan 0.1g Tyrosine 0.3g Valine 0.4g Vitamin A, IU 456.7IU Vitamin A, RAE 128.9mcg Vitamin B-12 0.5mcg Vitamin B-6 0.1mg Vitamin K (phylloquinone) 11.3mcg Water 68.3g Zinc, Zn 0.8mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.