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French Toast Casserole is sweet, flavorful, and hassle-free! Make it overnight for a great breakfast the next morning! It is perfect for a crowd! #casserole #frenchtoast #breakfast #brunch #christmas #sweetandsavorymeals

Blueberry French Toast Casserole

French Toast Casserole is sweet, flavorful, and hassle-free! Make it overnight for a great breakfast the next morning! It is perfect for a crowd!
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword French Toast Casserole
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Chill 2 hours
Total Time 3 hours 15 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 346 kcal
Author Catalina Castravet

Ingredients

For the casserole:

  • 10 cups French loaf sourdough, or challah, the bread should be stale
  • 1 1/2 cup blueberries
  • 5 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups whole milk
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • Zest from one lemon
  • 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

For the topping:

  • 8 tablespoons unsalted butter melted
  • 4 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Pinch of salt

For serving:

  • Blueberries
  • Powdered sugar
  • Maple syrup

Instructions

For the casserole:

  1. Cut the bread into 1-inch cubes.
  2. Add the half of bread chunks and half of the blueberries into the baking dish and distribute evenly. Add the remaining bread chunks and the remaining blueberries.
  3. In a medium bowl, whisk together the eggs. Add the milk, sugar, lemon zest, and cinnamon and mix to combine. Pour the milk mixture evenly over all the bread chunks.
  4. Covered and refrigerate for 2-3 hours or overnight.

For the topping:

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F and arrange the oven rack in the center position.
  2. Lightly grease a 9x13 baking dish with baking spray and set aside.
  3. In a small bowl, mix the melted butter with the brown sugar, cinnamon, and a pinch of salt. Using a spoon, drizzle the mixture evenly over all the casserole.
  4. Bake the casserole for 35 to 45 minutes or until the top is golden brown and crunchier.
  5. Remove the casserole from the oven and let it cool for about 10-15 minutes before serving.
  6. Serve with a dust of powdered sugar on top, maple syrup, and more blueberries.

Recipe Video

Nutrition Facts
Blueberry French Toast Casserole
Amount Per Serving
Calories 346 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Fat 15g23%
Saturated Fat 9g56%
Cholesterol 135mg45%
Sodium 438mg19%
Potassium 185mg5%
Carbohydrates 44g15%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 20g22%
Protein 10g20%
Vitamin A 600IU12%
Vitamin C 3mg4%
Calcium 101mg10%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.