Overnight Baked French Toast

If it’s not broke, don’t fix it… unless you make a delicious thing even more convenient! This Overnight Baked French Toast recipe channels the summer season with fresh berries.​ Impress your friends at brunch without the early morning prep and cleanup! ​


1 – one pound loaf  Sourdough bread, torn into 1′ pieces
8 large eggs
2 1/2 cups milk
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/ cup brown sugar
1 Tbsp. vanilla extract
1 tsp. ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp. ground ginger
1/4 tsp. ground nutmeg
1/4 tsp. salt
3 cups fresh berries such as strawberries, blueberries, raspberries
1 Tbsp. confectioners sugar, to serve
Maple syrup, to serve


  1. Prepare a 9”x13” baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. Place bread pieces or cubes in the prepared dish in an even layer.
  2. In a medium bowl, add eggs, milk, granulated sugar, brown sugar, vanilla extract, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and salt. Whisk to combine, then pour over bread. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight.
  3. When ready to bake, preheat oven to 350°F. Remove plastic wrap from dish and bake 45-60 minutes, until desired texture.
  4. Top with fresh berries, sprinkled confectioners’ sugar and maple syrup, if desired.
  5. Serve and refrigerate leftovers up to 3 days.