Breakfast Recipes

EASY! Overnight Custard French Toast Casserole Recipe

This overnight french toast casserole is my go to for any company, holiday, or special occasion. This french toast casserole is not only super easy to prepare ahead of time, but the easy french toast recipe tastes AMAZING with the toffee topping! YUMMY! So throw together the french bread, pour the milk topping, and spread buttery oat topping to make a decadent and easy custard french toast.

This overnight french toast casserole is my go to for any company, holiday, or special occasion. This french toast casserole is not only super easy to prepare ahead of time, but the easy french toast recipe tastes AMAZING with the toffee topping! YUMMY! So throw together the french bread, pour the milk topping, and spread buttery oat topping to make a decadent and easy custard french toast.

Overnight French Toast Casserole

As a busy mom, it can be hard to make a yummy AND simple breakfast. I love overnight recipes because they allow me to make things ahead, plop them in the oven, and have a super tasty, delicious breakfast casserole without all the fuss. Basically, a quick breakfast casserole allows me to be super Mom! Now add to that overnight guests like out of town family and friends and it is enough to make moms need a vacation. Well, this super easy to make, overnight french toast casserole will give you back some time, sanity, and get you nominated for best cooker, best mom ever, and amazing hostess all at one! Simply toss together these simple ingredients and refrigerate for a night (or two or three) and you are ready to whip up an easy breakfast recipe that looks like you slaved over for hours!

French Toast Casserole

Are you ready to try your new favorite recipe? This Overnight French Toast Casserole is perfect for company, holidays, and everyday because it is easy and oh-so-good!
slice french loaf into thick 2 to 3 inch slices

Easy French Toast Recipe

Slice one loaf of French bread into 2- 3″ thick slices.
arrange slices of bread in 9x13 casserole dish

Custard French Toast

Arrange slices of bread in a 9×13 casserole dish.
whisk together eggs, milk, half and half, sugar, vanilla, cinnamon, and nutmeg

Custard French Toast Recipe

Mix together eggs, half and half, and milk, sugar, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt.
pour milk and egg mixture over bread slices in casserole dish

Breakfast Custard Casserole

Pour egg and milk mixture over the sliced bread.
mix together the praline topping and spread over egg soaked bread slices

Overnight French Toast

Mix together the praline topping: softened butter, brown sugar, corn syrup, cinnamon, quick oats, and chopped pecans. Spread the mixture over egg soaked bread slices.
Cover with foil and store in the refrigerator overnight (or up to 5 days).
this overnight french toast casserole is super easy to make and tastes amazing

Quick Breakfast Casserole

Cook french toast casserole in 350 F preheated oven for 45 minutes.  Serve this fluffy, delicious french toast as your new favorite breakfast.
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French Toast Casserole Recipe

You can serve this with maple syrup, but personally, we find it plenty sweet enough with the decadent praline topping. This will be your (and your companies) favorite breakfast ever!

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Overnight French Toast Casserole

This french toast casserole is my go to for any company, holiday, or special occasion. It is not only super easy to throw together ahead of time, but tastes AMAZING with the toffee topping! YUMMY!
Cook Time45 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: breakfast, breakfast casserole, company, easy, french toast, holiday breakfast, holiday recipes, make ahead breakfast
Servings: 10 servings
Author: Beth Gorden


  • 1 large loaf French Bread, cut in 2" slices
  • 8 large eggs
  • 2 cups half and half
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • dash salt


  • 2 sticks butter, softened
  • 1 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 2 tablespoons corn syrup (we use dark)
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup quick oats
  • 1 cup pecans, chopped


  • Put slices of bread in 9x13 pan. Mix together eggs, half and half, and milk, sugar, vanilla, cinnaomn, nutmeg, and salt. Pour over bread mixture.
  • In small bowl mix butter, brown sugar, corn syrup, and cinnamon and oats with fork, Spread over french toast and sprinkle with pecans.
  • Refrigerate overnight (or up to 4 days). Preheat oven to 350 F and return casserole to room temperature. Cook for 45 minutes.

About the author

Beth Gorden

Beth Gorden is the creative multi-tasking creator of 123 Homeschool 4 Me. As a busy homeschooling mother of six, she strives to create hands-on learning activities and worksheets that kids will love to make learning FUN! She has created over 1 million pages of printables to help teach kids ABCs, science, English grammar, history, math, and so much more! Beth is also the creator of 2 additional sites with even more educational activities and FREE printables - and

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