French Toast Casserole

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This is such an easy make ahead breakfast that your whole family will love! If you save up the crust from your kids sandwiches, you can throw those in as well for less waste! I hope your family loves it as much as I do!

As parents, we’re always on the lookout for simple yet nutritious meals that our little ones will love. Today, I’m excited to share with you a mouthwatering French Toast Casserole recipe that’s not only toddler-friendly but also perfect for the whole family. Packed with flavor and wholesome ingredients, this dish is sure to become a staple in your household.

Why French Toast Casserole?

French Toast Casserole is a fantastic option for toddlers and families for several reasons:

  1. Nutritious Ingredients: With a blend of bread, eggs, milk, and fruit, this casserole provides essential nutrients to support your toddler’s growth and development.
  2. Easy to Make: This recipe requires minimal prep work and uses ingredients that you likely already have in your kitchen. It’s a breeze to put together, making it ideal for busy mornings or lazy weekends.
  3. Versatile: You can customize this recipe to suit your family’s preferences. Whether you prefer blueberries, strawberries, or a mix of fruits, feel free to get creative and make it your own.

Ingredients:

  • 6 cups bread cubes (about 6 slices of bread)
  • 1.5 cups milk
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries

Instructions:

  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease an 8×8 inch baking dish.
  2. Place the cubed bread in the prepared baking dish.
  3. In a separate bowl, whisk together the eggs first. Then add milk, cinnamon, and vanilla extract and whisk until well combined.
  4. Pour the egg mixture over the bread in the baking dish, ensuring that all the bread is coated evenly.
  5. Sprinkle the fresh blueberries over the top of the bread mixture.
  6. Cover the baking dish with foil and bake for 30 minutes.
  7. Remove the foil and bake for an additional 15 minutes, or until the top is golden brown and the center is set.
  8. Once done, allow the casserole to cool slightly before serving.

Storage Instructions:

If you have any leftovers, you can store them in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to three days. To reheat, simply microwave individual servings for a quick and easy breakfast option.

In conclusion, this French Toast Casserole is a winning recipe for toddlers and families alike. Not only is it delicious and nutritious, but it’s also simple to make and can be prepared in advance. Give it a try, and watch as your little ones gobble it up with joy!

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4.14 from 15 votes

French Toast Casserole

Ingredients 

  • 6 eggs
  • 6 cups bread (cut into cubes), about 6 slices of bread
  • 1.5 cups milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 cup blueberries

Instructions 

  • Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease an 8×8 inch baking dish.
  • Cut your bread into cubes. I use kitchen scissors for this. Place the cubed bread in the prepared baking dish.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together the eggs first. Then add milk, cinnamon, and vanilla extract and whisk until well combined.
  • Pour the egg mixture over the bread in the baking dish, ensuring that all the bread is coated evenly.
  • Sprinkle the fresh blueberries over the top of the bread mixture.
  • Cover the baking dish with foil and bake for 30 minutes.
  • Remove the foil and bake for an additional 15 minutes, or until the top is golden brown and the center is set.
  • Once done, allow the casserole to cool slightly before serving.

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

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As a mom to two, I know how stressful feeding little ones can be. That’s why I love helping other parents provide simple, healthy meals that your toddler and whole family will love. From quick and easy snacks, to full meals, I’ve got your mealtimes covered.

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