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Baked French Toast Casserole

Baked French Toast Casserole

My small batch Baked French Toast Casserole is the perfect way to use up stale bread. This breakfast casserole comes together in under an hour and feeds four hungry adults.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Diet Low Salt
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 406kcal
Author Katie


  • Oven


  • Cooking Spray
  • 1 loaf French Bread stale, sliced 1-inch thick
  • 2 Large Eggs
  • 1-½ cups Buttermilk
  • 2 tablespoons Brown Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Cinnamon
  • 1 dash Nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • While oven is preheating in a large bowl mix eggs, buttermilk, brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, and vanilla extract. Whisk until well incorporated then set to the side.
  • Grease 9x9 glass pan with cooking spray, then layer the stale french bread slices in three layers, overlapping bread.
  • Pour the egg/buttermilk mixture on top and then cover with aluminum foil.
  • Bake for 25 minutes then remove the aluminum foil and bake an additional 10 minutes until bread is golden brown.
  • Divide the casserole into four large squares; serve with warm syrup and fresh berries if desired.


  • Make Ahead - You can prepare this recipe the night before. Let the casserole sit out for a half hour prior to baking the next morning.
  • Buttermilk - If you don't have buttermilk you can use whole or 2% milk.


Serving: 1c | Calories: 406kcal | Carbohydrates: 68g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 92mg | Sodium: 641mg | Potassium: 293mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 269IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 171mg | Iron: 4mg