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syrup being poured onto blueberry French toast

Baked Blueberry French Toast

  • Author: Quin Liburd
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 1 hour`
  • Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Yield: 12 1x
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Cuisine: American


This make-ahead baked french toast casserole is insanely easy and wildly delicious; this is what breakfast dreams are made of peeps.


  • 1 Challah bread, cut into one inch cubes
  • 1 1/2 cup fresh blueberries
  • 8 eggs
  • 2 cups almond milk (or whole milk)
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 1/2 tbsp vanilla extract
  • For crumble topping
  • 1 stick unsalted butter, cold and cut into pieces
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp salt


  1. Using a 9 x 13-inch baking dish, spray dish with cooking spray or butter dish.
  2. Cut bread into one inch cubes and place half of the bread into prepared baking dish as well as half of the blueberries.
  3. Add remaining bread and blueberries.
  4. In a medium bowl, combine eggs, milk, heavy cream, sugar, and vanilla extract and whisk together until full combined. Pour this mixture evenly on top of the bread and blueberries.
  5. Cover the baking dish with plastic wrap and place into refrigerator to sit overnight.
  6. In another medium bowl, combine flour, brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt.
  7. Add in cold pieces of butter and cut into dry mixture until mixture forms crumbs or pebbles.
  8. Store mixture in Ziplock bag in refrigerator.
  9. When you’re ready to bake dish, preheat oven to 350°F.
  10. Remove dish from refrigerator and sprinkle crumble mixture over the top.
  11. Bake for 45 minutes for a more softer bread pudding- like texture or 55 minutes to an hour for a firmer, less liquid texture.
  12. Let cool for 5-10 minutes and cut out individual portions.
  13. Top with butter and drizzle with maple syrup if desired.