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Baked French Toast Casserole

Wow your family with this easy baked french toast casserole. They can help too! This recipe is a little healthier with less sugar and is more nutritious!
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword easy breakfast recipe, french toast
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 459kcal



  • 1 loaf French bread may also use challah, multigrain loaf or brioche
  • ½ cup dates pitted
  • 4 tablespoons butter melted
  • 2 tablespoons vanilla
  • 6 eggs
  • 2 cups milk or almond milk
  • 2 tablespoons cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • ¼ cup brown sugar Truvia
  • ¼ cup pecan pieces


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and lightly spray 9x13 casserole dish.
  • Cube French bread into bite size pieces and place into prepared dish. Set aside.
  • In a food processor puree pitted dates, melted butter and vanilla.
  • Move date mixture into a mixing bowl and fold in the eggs and milk.
  • In a separate bowl, mix together the brown sugar truvia, the cinnamon and the nutmeg.
  • Stir in half of the cinnamon mix into the egg batter. Pour batter over cubed bread in the casserole dish, making sure bread is evenly soaked.
  • Top with remaining cinnamon mix and pecan pieces
  • Bake for 30-40 minutes and enjoy warm. Serve with fruit or favorite topping.


Calories: 459kcal | Carbohydrates: 55g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 192mg | Sodium: 507mg | Potassium: 370mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 603IU | Calcium: 183mg | Iron: 4mg