Overnight Peach French Toast Casserole

Prep this irresistible breakfast the evening before, pop it in the oven in the morning, and watch it bake to perfection.

Overnight Peach French Toast Casserole
 
Makes 8 Servings
Ingredients
  • 1 (12-ounce) loaf French bread, cut into 16 slices
  • 1 cup chopped peeled fresh peaches
  • 8 large eggs
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • ⅓ cup granulated sugar
  • ⅓ cup firmly packed light brown sugar
  • ⅓ cup peach preserves
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • ¾ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ cup unsalted butter, melted
  • ¼ cup toasted chopped pecans
  • 2 tablespoons confectioners’ sugar
  • Maple syrup, to serve
Instructions
  1. Spray a 13×9-inch baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. Arrange bread slices in prepared dish, overlapping slightly. Arrange peaches over bread.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk together eggs, milk, sugars, preserves, vanilla, cinnamon, and salt. Pour over peaches and bread. Pour melted butter over casserole. Spray a sheet of foil with cooking spray and place over casserole, spray side down, sealing. Refrigerate overnight (about 12 hours).
  4. Preheat oven to 350°.
  5. Bake, covered, for 30 minutes. Uncover; bake until lightly browned, 12 to 15 minutes more. Let stand for 10 minutes. Sprinkle with pecans and confectioners’ sugar. Serve with maple syrup.