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Overnight French Toast Casserole

A fun and delicious spin on traditional French Toast
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American, French
Servings 8

Ingredients
  

  • 2 Boxes Chateau Bread Dumplings
  • 2 Cups Whole Milk
  • 1 Cup Heavy Cream
  • 1/3 Cup Light Brown Sugar
  • 1 Tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 1 Splash Almond Extract
  • 1 Tsp Cinnamon
  • 2 Shakes Nutmeg
  • 1/2 Tsp Salt
  • 1 Stick Butter
  • Maple Syrup & Powdered Sugar for topping

Instructions
 

  • Thaw and cube bread dumplings
  • Whisk together milk, cream, eggs, salt, nutmeg, cinnamon, 1/3 cup of brown sugar, vanilla, and almond extract until well combined
  • Melt 2 tablespoons of butter and pour into a 9 x 13 casserole dish
  • Add cubed dumplings to the dish and pour the batter over it. Toss or stir to ensure all of the dumplings are coated
  • Cover and place into the fridge overnight or up to two nights
  • When ready to bake, remove from the remainder of the stick of butter along with 2 tablespoons of brown sugar and drizzle over top of the casserole.
  • Bake at 375 degrees for about 45 minutes. The casserole is done once it is firm in the center
  • Remove from oven, drizzle with syrup and sprinkle with brown sugar. Let rest 10 minutes
  • Serve by scooping out like bread pudding
  • Top with powdered sugar, fresh fruit, and syrup
  • Enjoy
Keyword Breakfast, Breakfast Casserole, Brunch, French Toast, French Toast Casserole