Overnight Baked French Toast

Today I bring you a very special treat that my family makes pretty much every holiday {mostly due to my incessant begging for it}. A perfect, special breakfast to share with family and friends.

french toast

Overnight Baked French Toast

Prep Time: 20 minutes {plus overnight refrigeration}

Cook Time: 40 minutes

Yield: 12 – 1″ slices


  • 1 loaf French bread {day old - this is key!}

  • 3 eggs

  • 2 Tbs sugar

  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract

  • 2 1/4 Cup half and half

  • 1/2 C all-purpose flour

  • 6 Tbs brown sugar

  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon

  • 1/4 Cup butter

  • 11 oz package blueberries

  • 1 C sliced strawberries


  1. Cut bread into 1 inch slices and place in greased 9x13 glass baking dish, set aside.

  2. Beat eggs, sugar, and vanilla, stir in milk until well blended.

  3. Pour mixture over bread.  Turn bread to coat slices well.

  4. Cover and refrigerate overnight.

  5. In a small bowl, combine flour, brown sugar, cinnamon.  Cut in softened butter until mixture becomes coarse crumbs.

  6. Before baking, turn bread over in dish, scatter blueberries and sprinkle crumb mixture over bread evenly.

  7. Bake 40 minutes, or until brown.

  8. Before serving top with strawberries.

french toast from above