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overnight cinnamon raisin french toast

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Natalie Loop
Hudson, MI

Imagine waking up to the smell of cinnamon, vanilla, and baked bread. This is a crowd-pleaser with a house full of guys. Put it together before bed, and it's ready to bake in the morning. The smell is inviting, and everyone shows up at the table for a hearty breakfast.

★★★★★ 1
serves 12
prep time 50 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For overnight cinnamon raisin french toast

  • 1 lb
    loaf of cinnamon raisin bread or any other bread your choice
  • 1 pkg
    cream cheese (8 oz)
  • 8 lg
  • 2 c
    half and half
  • 1/2 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1/2 c
    maple syrup
  • 2 Tbsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 Tbsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp
    ground nutmeg (optional) i love the flavor

How To Make overnight cinnamon raisin french toast

  • 1
    Cube the cinnamon raisin bread.
  • 2
    Place 1/2 of the bread cubes in a greased 9" x 13" dish.
  • 3
    Top with cream cheese.
  • 4
    Then top with the remaining bread.
  • 5
    In a large bowl combine the remaining ingredients.
  • 6
    Pour over the top of the bread mixture.
  • 7
    Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  • 8
    In the morning, remove it from the fridge and allow it to stand for 30 mins. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Bake covered for 30 minutes until a knife inserted comes out clean.
  • 9
    Dust with powdered sugar.
  • 10
    Warm syrup in a pan over low heat or in the microwave. Drizzle onto each serving.