Easy French Toast Bake

Easy French Toast Bake that you can prepare the night before and enjoy in the morning. Here’s a breakdown of the recipe with instructions:


  • 1/2 cup melted butter (1 stick)
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 loaf of thickly sliced bread
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Powdered sugar for sprinkling
  • Cinnamon for sprinkling
  • Warm maple syrup for serving


  1. Melt the butter in the microwave or on the stovetop, then add the brown sugar. Stir until well mixed.
  2. Pour the butter and brown sugar mixture into the bottom of a 9×13-inch baking pan, spreading it evenly.
  3. In a mixing bowl, beat the eggs, milk, and vanilla extract together until well combined.
  4. Place single slices of thickly sliced bread on top of the butter and brown sugar mixture in the pan.
  5. Spoon half of the egg mixture over the layer of bread.
  6. Sprinkle some cinnamon over the bread and egg mixture.
  7. Add a second layer of thickly sliced bread on top.
  8. Spoon the remaining egg mixture evenly over the second layer of bread.
  9. Cover the pan and refrigerate it overnight to allow the flavors to meld.
  10. In the morning, preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).
  11. Bake the French Toast Bake for 45 minutes, covering it with foil for the first 30 minutes to prevent it from getting too brown.
  12. Once baked and golden brown, remove it from the oven.
  13. Sprinkle powdered sugar and cinnamon on top for added flavor and a touch of sweetness.
  14. Serve your French Toast Bake warm with maple syrup on the side. Enjoy your delicious and hassle-free breakfast!

This recipe is perfect for brunch gatherings or lazy weekend mornings when you want a delightful breakfast without the morning rush.

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