I think every weekend needs to start with a big, special breakfast like this! Cinnamon French Toast Bake is simple to assemble (no need to put it together the night before!). Sweetened only with maple syrup, it’s a breakfast choice that is a little bit healthier, too.
Nothing says comfort food better than a breakfast casserole. Cubes of french bread, eggs, milk, maple syrup and cinnamon all combine into a dish that you will be excited to wake up to. Not gonna lie, I had this casserole for lunch, too!
I’m a big fan of overnight casseroles, but I’m notorious for not thinking about it until the morning of. So for this recipe I experimented with leaving out the whole “overnight” part.
When you let the casserole sit overnight, the bread soaks up almost all of the egg and milk mixture. This version is more egg-y. So if that floats your boat, keep reading…
Instead of adding a bunch of sugar to this breakfast, it’s sweetened with real maple syrup. You can serve it with extra maple syrup for a little more sweetness!
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Ashley LaMar says
I love French toast casseroles for breakfast. They are ? my go-to on the weekend.
Jenna Owens (@aSavoryFeast) says
They are so filling and delicious!
This looks delicious, Jenna. I just bought a loaf of brioche, and I’ve been wondering what to do with it. This will be perfect!