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Homemade Holiday French Toast Bake

Great for Christmas morning, this french toast bake is the perfect addition to your family holiday traditions.
Prep Time 25 mins
Cook Time 50 mins
Course Breakfast, Main Course
Cuisine American, French
Servings 8 people


  • Sauce Pan
  • 9x13 Baking Pan
  • Mixing Bowl


  • 10 slices Texas-Style bread
  • 4 whole eggs beaten
  • 1.5 cups milk non-dairy or regular
  • 1 cup brown sugar extra for topping
  • 1 stick butter melted
  • 1 TBSP vanilla extract pure
  • 1 TBSP caramel extract pure
  • 1-2 TBSP Maple Syrup natural
  • 1 TSP cinnamon
  • 1 dash cloves
  • 1 dash nutmeg
  • 1 dash allspice


  • Preheat overn to 400
  • Melt butter
  • Add 1 cup brown sugar to melted butter
  • Grease 9x13 baking dish and pour butter brown sugar mixture evenly into the bottom
  • Layer texas-style bread to completely cover the bototm of the baking dish
  • In seperate bowl, combine 1.5 cups milk, 4 eggs, 1 TBSP vanilla, 1 TBSP caramel extract, 1 TBSP maple syrup, and all spices (cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, allspice)
  • Spoon/pour half custard egg mixture over layer of bread in baking dish. Sprinkle with some brown sugar and cinnamon
  • Repeat layer of bread, coat with remaining egg/custard mixture
  • Cover with tinfoil
  • Can be baked, or refrigerated overnight
  • Bake at 400 covered for 30 minutes. Uncover, bake additional 15 minutes.
  • For added crunch carefully monitor and change oven setting to LOW broil and broil for 2 minutes to crispen the bread. Watch to be sure it does not burn


Perfect for the christmas morning holiday tradition. This french toast bake is so easy to make, has the perfect amount of sweetness, and is a huge family approved recipe. 
Keyword Breakfast Bake, Easy Breakfast, French Toast, French Toast Bake, Holiday Breakfast, Holiday French Toast, Homemade Breakfast, Make Ahead Breakfast
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