French Toast Casserole

French Toast Casserole

This Easy French Toast Casserole is bursting with so much flavor! The casserole is loaded with almonds, fresh berries and a cream cheese drizzle – an amazing combination.

Ingredients

For the French Toast Casserole:

  • 1 bread loaf cut into 1-inch squares
  • 7 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups whole milk
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 2/3 cup sliced almonds
  • 16 oz fresh berries
  • 2 tsp Powdered sugar for dusting, optional

For the Cream Cheese Drizzle:

  • 2 oz cream cheese room temp
  • ¼ cup powdered sugar
  • ¼ tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 ½ Tbsp whole milk

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs, milk, heavy whipping cream, vanilla, ground cinnamon and sugar.
  2. Cut the bread loaf into 1” cubes and add them to the egg mixture. Stir to generously soak the bread then transfer to 9×13 casserole baking dish.

  3. Pour any remaining egg mixture over bread and arrange bread evenly, patting down if needed.

  4. Sprinkle the top with sliced almonds, cover and bake at 350˚F for 20 minutes then uncover and bake another 15-20 minutes, until tops of bread are crispy.

  5. Meanwhile, prepare cream cheese drizzle: beat cream cheese until creamy. Add the powdered sugar, vanilla and milk and beat until thick and drizzling consistency

  6. To serve, top with fresh berries and use a teaspoon to drizzle cream cheese over the French Toast Casserole.

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Mandefiel Mamora

Basketball fan, traveler, band member, Bauhaus fan and holistic designer. Producing at the sweet spot between aesthetics and intellectual purity to answer design problems with honest solutions.