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croissant French toast casserole

Croissant French Toast Casserole

Croissant French Toast Casserole makes breakfast an extra special affair! Cubed croissants are baked in a creamy custard infused with spices and vanilla, with pecans for crunch.

Course Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Croissant French Toast Casserole
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings 9 servings
Calories 586 kcal
Author Catalina Castravet

Ingredients

  • 9 large eggs
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 2 cups half and half
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar packed
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 cup pecans chopped
  • 10 large croissants cubed

Glaze - optional:

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon milk or more

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Spray a 9x13 baking dish with vegetable oil spray and set aside.
  3. In a large bowl whisk together the eggs, milk, half and half, both sugars, vanilla extract, nutmeg, and cinnamon.
  4. Add in the croissant pieces and chopped pecans, gently stir until custard is soaked into the croissants.
  5. Pour mixture into the prepared baking dish.
  6. Bake for 40-45 minutes until golden brown.
  7. Mix powdered sugar with milk and drizzle the glaze over the casserole before serving, garnish with berries and serve.

Recipe Video

Nutrition Facts
Croissant French Toast Casserole
Amount Per Serving
Calories 586 Calories from Fat 297
% Daily Value*
Fat 33g51%
Saturated Fat 14g88%
Cholesterol 227mg76%
Sodium 395mg17%
Potassium 302mg9%
Carbohydrates 60g20%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 34g38%
Protein 14g28%
Vitamin A 957IU19%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 155mg16%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.