Overnight Eggnog French Toast Casserole

  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 40 mins
  • Total Time: 50 mins
  • Yield: 8 servings


Overnight Eggnog French Toast Casserole – Make ahead the night before for a hassle-free breakfast!


For the casserole:

  • 7 large eggs
  • 2 cups eggnog
  • 1/4 cup granulated white sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 11/2 teaspoons rum or vanilla extract
  • 1 (16-ounce) loaf french bread, cut into 1 inch cubes

For the topping:

  • 1/8 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans


  1. In a very large bowl, whisk together eggs, eggnog, sugar, nutmeg, cinnamon, salt and extract.
  2. Add bread cubes and stir gently to cover all the cubes with the egg mixture.
  3. Place in a greased 9×13 baking dish. Cover and refrigerate overnight or at least 8 hours.
  4. Prepare the topping my stirring brown sugar, cinnamon and pecans in a small bowl to combine. Place in an airtight container, you’ll use this right before placing the casserole in the oven.
  5. When ready to bake, preheat your oven to 350 degrees F. Top casserole evenly with pecan topping.
  6. Bake (uncovered) for 40 minutes, or until top is lightly browned and egg mixture is cooked.


Adapted from Real Housemoms