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Strawberries and Cream French Toast Casserole

Course Breakfast
Cuisine N/A
Keyword bread, breakfast, brunch, casserole, cream, french toast, strawberries, strawberry
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Resting Time: 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 55 minutes
Servings 4 -6 Servings

Ingredients

  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup sugar + 1 tablespoon divided
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Pinch freshly grated nutmeg
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 5 cups cubed day old French bread
  • 1 1/2 cup sliced strawberries divided

Instructions

  • Lightly grease a 9 inch round or square baking dish.
  • In a large bowl, add eggs, milk, cream, 1/4 cup sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, and vanilla. Whisk until well combined. Fold in the bread and 1 cup of the sliced strawberries. Pour into the greased baking dish, cover, and refrigerate 8 hours to overnight.
  • Remove casserole from refrigerator and preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Place remaining 1/2 cup strawberries evenly over top of casserole.
  • Bake in preheated oven until set and top begins to turn golden, 35-45 minutes. During the last 10 minutes in oven, sprinkle the top with remaining 1 tablespoon sugar.
  • Let sit 10 minutes before slicing and serving.