Overnight cinnamon french toast

Overnight Cinnamon French Toast Recipe

Time-saving overnight French toast is delicious but doesn't require hands-on time on your busy mornings. Economical since you can use that day-old bread. Also, use nuts and dried fruits suggested or substitute what you have on hand or your favorite.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Author Paula Jones


  • 6 cups bread cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 2 large eggs room temperature
  • 14 oz can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/2 cup cinnamon chips or 1 T ground cinnamon (leave this out and add 1 tsp vanilla if you're not a cinnamon fan.)
  • 1/2 c each chopped pistachios chopped pecans, dried apricots, adried cherries
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup melted butter


  1. Heat oven to 200 degrees. Place bread cubes on a sheet pan and bake 10 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, mix eggs, sweetened condensed milk, milk and butter together.
  3. Stir in pistachios, pecans, apricots and cherries.
  4. Stir bread into egg mixture.
  5. Pour bread mixture into a 8x11.5x2 inch casserole dish (preferably that has a sealable top.)
  6. Refrigerate overnight.
  7. To bake: sit casserole on the counter 15 to 30 minutes before baking.
  8. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  9. Remove lid and bake for 25 to 25 minutes, until bubbly and browned on top.
  10. Serve warm.

Recipe Notes

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