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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 586kcal
Author Catalina Castravet


  • 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


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



Calories: 586kcal | Carbohydrates: 60g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 33g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 227mg | Sodium: 395mg | Potassium: 302mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 34g | Vitamin A: 957IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 155mg | Iron: 2mg