French Toast Casserole

Prep Time 20 min
Cook Time 50 min
Serves 8


For the French toast:

  • 1 loaf French bread
  • 8-ounce block cream cheese, softened
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 3 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 8 eggs
  • 2 1/4 cup Guida’s Dairy whole milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2/3 cup packed brown sugar

For the streusel:

  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon

How to

For the French toast:

  • Slice the bread into bite sized pieces and put in a gallon-sized, zip-top bag.
  • Using a mixer, beat together cream cheese, sugar and 1/4 teaspoon of vanilla extract. Pour into bag with bread.
  • Beat together remaining vanilla, eggs, milk, cinnamon and brown sugar. Pour over bread mixture. Close the bag and store in the fridge overnight or for a minimum of 3 hours.

For the streusel:

  • Using a mixer, beat together brown sugar, flour, butter, and cinnamon and pour in a different bag.
  • Seal and store overnight in the fridge.

The morning of:

  • Heat oven to 350F and grease a 9×13 pan with butter or non-stick spray.
  • Pour bag of French toast evenly in prepared dish and top with streusel mixture.
  • Bake uncovered for 45-55 minutes or until golden brown.