French Toast Casserole
Overnight French Toast Casserole is a simple breakfast recipe for a group that everybody loves! This simple french toast casserole includes a maple custard and light vanilla glaze and is ideal for early lunch or Holiday breakfast. Gluten-Free and Dairy-Free Modifications included.
Searching for progressively tasty breakfast casseroles? Give a shot my Easy Breakfast Casserole with hash browns, wiener, and eggs, or my Green Chile Egg Casserole. In the event that conventional french toast is more your thing, make certain to get my recipe for Classic French Toast.
OVERNIGHT FRENCH TOAST CASSEROLE
Not exclusively is it totally tasty, it is so natural to make, truth be told, it is practically humiliating how simple it is–yet we as a whole need simple recipes-right?!
This casserole takes 15 minutes of hands-on prep and in light of the fact that it is made the prior night, it is as simple as popping the french toast casserole into the oven in the morning and breakfast is finished!
This French Toast Casserole is entirely sweet and spiced and guests consistently rave about this simple breakfast casserole. It is fluffy in the middle and somewhat crispy on the edges. The cinnamon and maple are the predominant flavors, yet the light vanilla glaze polishes off the french toast bake impeccably.
Like we referenced before, this casserole is SUPER simple to make. It is as simple as cubing up the bread, speeding up a simple egg custard, and setting in the fridge overnight to let the bread soak up the egg custard before baking.
French Toast Casserole is best when given time for the bread to soak up the delightful custard, subsequently why overnight preparation is ideal. On the off chance that you skirt the progression of letting your bread sit in the custard overnight, the casserole won’t be as fluffy. Additionally, on the off chance that you are not a morning individual, at that point begin preparing the prior night. This not just makes this casserole simpler to make, it makes it turn out better!
While the casserole is baking in the morning, You can prepare a simple vanilla glaze to serve over head of the french toast casserole. It is in no way, shape or form required, and you can pick to serve this french toast bake with maple syrup.
WHAT IS THE BEST TYPE OF BREAD TO USE?
Customarily Challah Bread or Brioche Bread is the decision for French Toast Casserole. Be that as it may, we suggest an increasingly essential portion of bread, for example, French bread, Italian bread, or whole wheat bread. Since Challah and Brioche are an extremely sweet, eggy bread, there isn’t a lot of complexity to the sweet custard and you may locate the french toast casserole a piece too sweet when utilizing those types of bread. On the off chance that you like sweet casseroles, definitely, choose Challah or Brioche as the base to this casserole.
Preferably, any bread you decide to utilize should have the option to be cut into 1 inch cubes and bread, and dried out to retain the custard. To dry out your bread, we recommend to go through stale bread and cut into cubes and spread out on baking sheets for 12 hours before preparing the wonderful sweet dish. In the event that you don’t have the opportunity, you can dry out your bread in a 300 degree oven for around 15-20 minutes. On the off chance that your bread isn’t completely dried out, you may wind up with a soggy casserole–so it is critical to require some investment to dry out your bread.
Expert Tip: Save extra pieces of bread or stale bread. Shape and spot in freezer safe sack and afterward utilize that bread to make this heavenly Overnight French Toast Casserole for pennies.
What to do for the Soggyness?
Odds are if your casserole is soggy, you didn’t utilize enough bread or your bread was excessively new (delicate) to retain the egg custard. To keep this from occurring, utilize dried out bread. What’s more, if after the casserole has set overnight in the fridge, be certain that most the custard is consumed before baking. In the event that you have mutiple/2 cup fluid not consumed by the bread, you might need to drain off a touch of that custard before baking.
Extra bit of the dish can be stored in a water/air proof compartment for as long as 3 days. Warm individual servings in the microwave for 1 moment for each serving. Or then again place casserole shrouded with foil in 325 degree oven for 30 minutes until warmed through.
You can likewise freeze French Toast Casserole for as long as 3 months in the wake of baking whenever wanted. On the off chance that you are freezing the full casserole, make certain to bake in a freezer safe holder, for example, a foil baking dish and let the casserole cool completely before freezing. You likewise need to enclose well by cling wrap and foil to forestall freezer consume.
GLUTEN-FREE FRENCH TOAST CASSEROLE
You can make Gluten-Free French Toast Casserole by adhering to the instructions precisely, with the exception of trading out the bread for your preferred thick gluten-free bread.
DAIRY-FREE FRENCH TOAST CASSEROLE
To make Dairy-Free French Toast Casserole, use almond milk or coconut milk instead of cow’s milk. We strongly suggest canned coconut milk for Dairy-Free French Toast is rich and debauched, however it has notes of coconut in the last item.
Additionally make certain to utilize coconut oil or a non-dairy butter substitute, rather than greasing the dish with butter.