Brioche French Toast Casserole

This brioche french toast casserole is made from buttery brioche bread soaked overnight in a rich cinnamon custard, baked to golden perfection.   Make this for a decent weekend treat or a special holiday breakfast or brunch.

In a large mixing bowl, whisk the eggs together until well combined.

Step 1:  

Whisk in the milk, heavy cream, brown sugar, maple syrup, vanilla extract, cinnamon, nutmeg, cardamom and salt until well combined.

Step 2:  

Pour the melted butter into the bottom of a 9x13 casserole dish. Add the cubed pieces of brioche or challah bread into the casserole dish.

Step 3:  

Pour the custard mixture over the brioche bread. Gently mix the bread in the liquid until all the pieces are coated.

Step 4:  

Cover the dish with plastic wrap. Store in the fridge for at least 2 hours and up to overnight.

Step 5:  

Preheat the oven to 350 F (170 C). Bake the brioche french toast casserole for 40 - 45 minutes. Cool the french toast bake for 15 minutes.

Step 6:  

Dust with powdered sugar, drizzle maple syrup and top with fresh berries or chopped nuts.  Slice, serve and enjoy!

Step 7:  

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