Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr

This is an easy breakfast casserole that my veggie daughter and very picky son will all eat! It is a very forgiving recipe and you can add anything you want.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400.
  2. Slice the challah bread very thickly.
  3. Let dry out for 2 hours.
  4. Mix eggs, cream, oj and zest very well.
  5. dip both sides of slice of bread in egg mix- get them very wet.
  6. layer the bread in pan slightly overlapping.
  7. pour the rest of the egg mixture over the bread.
  8. cover with foil - let sit at least 1 hour - can sit overnight.
  9. Bake 45 minutes to 1 hour - depending on how crispy you want the top.
  10. For the sauce.
  11. in sauce pan melt butter add syrup cook until it reaches a low simmer - pour over the french toast.
Most Helpful

5 5

This is THE best French Toast we have ever had. I ade it because I had 2 extra kids here for a sleepover, and all 4 kids loved it as much as my hubby & I did! I didn't add the zest, because I thought it might put the 2 smaller kids off, but apart from that, I made it as written. Fantastic recipe, and is perfect for a special breakfast when you have a lot of people to feed. I loved that all the work was done the night before! Will make this regularly! [Made for Fall 2008 PAC]