Perfect for a weekend breakfast, brunch, or a holiday gathering, overnight French toast casseroles are always a crowd pleaser. In this collection of over 20 Overnight French Toast Ideas, you’ll find a variety of scrumptious ways to soak different types of bread with a sweet custard-like mixture that’s made even more delectable with its overnight session in the fridge. Be inspired by ways to add fruit such as blueberries, strawberries, bananas, apples and peaches for juicy a touch of natural sweetness. You’ll also find ways to involve chocolate, nutella, cream cheese, caramel, pumpkin, nuts and more. With so many delicious ways to experience French toast, the only question is, which one will you try first?

Overnight French Toast Ideas

20 Overnight French Toast Ideas

Baking this French toast casserole will emit the swoon worthy aroma of spicy nutmeg, cinnamon, vanilla and maple from the sweetened creamy mixture that’s soaked into the brioche bread overnight. The brown sugar streusel takes it over the top, literally. Serve with maple syrup for a feast of scrumptiousness.

Brioche French Toast Casserole by Bake And Bacon

Croissants add a fun dimension to this delightful French toast bake. Just cut each croissant in half and top with a sweetened custard mixture and drizzle with maple syrup. Refrigerate overnight and before baking, top it with pats of butter and a dusting with cinnamon and sugar.

Croissant French Toast by Cafe Delights

French bread is cubed and drizzled with a rich, thick and sweet dulce de leche mixture before being refrigerated. Make a brown sugar, cinnamon, butter, flour and pecan crumble for a scrumptious topping, and bake this extravaganza to rave reviews.

Dulce De Leche French Toast by Carlsbad Cravings

Fans of chocolate and hazelnut will adore this nutella-inspired overnight French toast casserole. Best of all, you can make it with your everyday sandwich bread! Nutella is slathered on the slices of bread, rolled up and placed in a baking dish before being covered with the sweetened milk and egg mixture. Refrigerate before baking. Dust with powdered sugar before serving it with warm maple syrup.

Nutella Baked French Toast Casserole by Our Happy Mess

Brioche bread is up-leveled with fresh blueberries in its sweetened milk and egg mixture. Before baking it’s all topped with brown sugar, oats and flour mixture for crunchiness in every delectable bite.

Overnight Blueberry Crumble French Toast by Sprinkles And Sea Salt

Celebrate the winter holidays with this fragrant and delicious gingerbread-inspired French toast recipe. Rich molasses, cinnamon, ginger and maple combine to let your French bread slices soak in this festive goodness during its session in the fridge. Bake and dust with confectioners sugar before serving.

Overnight Gingerbread French Toast Bake by Averie Cooks

Banana, nuts and caramel join forces to create this dreamy French toast casserole that’s held together with a thick and sweet custard. The cinnamon streusel on top makes it all come together for the perfect brunch item that will be gobbled up quickly.

Salted Caramel Banana Nut French Toast Casserole by Little Spice Jar

When it’s a toss up between warm and gooey cinnamon rolls or French toast, this is the recipe you want to make! It combines the cinnamon bread flavor and cream cheese drizzle combined with the custard-like egg and milk mixture and brings it all together. Assemble it the night before and delight your family with it the next morning.

Cinnamon Roll French Toast Bake by Picky Palate

Cubed French bread gets a topping of sweetened cream cheese dollops and fresh raspberries as well as a soak in a milk and egg custard. All it needs is a night in the fridge before its session in the oven. Sprinkle with powdered sugar and serve with maple syrup.

Raspberry Cheesecake French Toast by Dance Around The Kitchen

Make this campfire classic in a new form and wow everyone when you serve it! Bite-sized pieces of French bread are covered in a delectable chocolate milk, eggs and spiced mixture for its overnight soak. Bake and then top with chocolate chips and mini marshmallows before broiling. Top with crushed graham crackers and enjoy this sweet feast!

S’mores French Toast Casserole by The Salty Marshmallow

The unique recipe for this lemon and maple syrup brightens up the overnight cubed bread French toast bake. Cream cheese, eggs, milk, lemon juice and blueberries make this a wonderful treat for spring and summer.

Lemon Cream Cheese Overnight French Toast by Tastes Lovely

This Italian cannoli dessert-inspired casserole is so easy to make. Layers of cubed Italian bread is covered with a milk, egg, ricotta cheese and spiced mixture before being topped with chocolate chips. Repeat this layer again and refrigerate. Bake and top with powdered sugar before serving. Oh, my!

Cannoli Overnight French Toast Casserole by Snappy Gourmet

Thick, sliced French bread covers a sweetened and spiced chopped apple mixture before being soaked with a milk and egg mixture for its overnight session in the fridge. Bake and when serving, be sure and flip each slice so the apple mixture ends up on top!

Overnight Apple French Toast by Six Sisters Stuff

Creamy and decadent, cubed French bread is dotted with a sweetened and whipped cream cheese mixture before being drizzled with a sweetened and spiced egg and milk mixture. Refrigerate overnight. Add a brown sugar, butter, flour and cinnamon crumb topping before baking. Delish!

Baked Cream Cheese French Toast Casserole by Sally’s Baking Addiction

Get your chocolate fix with this swoon worthy French toast overnight casserole that covers bite-sized sourdough bread with chocolate chips followed by a chocolate almond milk and egg mixture for a luxurious soak in the fridge overnight. Bake and serve it with whipped cream and chocolate sauce, of course!

Chocolate French Toast Casserole by Crazy For Crust

Use sourdough bread, in chunks, to soak up the decadent pumpkin puree, milk, egg and spiced mixture. Before baking, top it with the brown sugar, butter, flour and pumpkin spice crumble. Serve with warm maple syrup for the ultimate experience.

Overnight Pumpkin Spice French Toast by Life Love And Sugar

A French baguette, sliced and layered in a baking dish, will soak up a simple mixture of milk, heavy cream, brown sugar, vanilla and cinnamon while it sits in the fridge overnight. Take it over the top with a quick homemade caramel sauce that you’ll drizzle on before baking.

Overnight French Toast With Caramel Sauce by Something Swanky

You’ll love this French toast bake that tastes like peach cobbler thanks to the cubed bread that’s soaked overnight in a sweetened, spiced and heavy cream and egg mixture. Freshly sliced peaches and a brown sugar crumb mixture is sprinkled over the top just before baking. It perfect for a summer brunch!

Peach Cobbler Overnight French Toast Casserole by Easy Peazy Meals

Sliced French bread is the perfect canvas to layer on a sweetened milky and egg topping full of brown sugar, maple syrup, spices and chopped pecans to make a decadent praline-inspired French toast casserole. It’s one of those recipes that definitely benefits from an overnight soak. Yum!

Pecan Praline French Toast by The Country Cook

Fresh strawberries help flavor French or Italian sliced bread in this easy to make overnight bake that’s full of a rich egg custard mixture. Let it soak in overnight in the refrigerator for a scrumptious flavor. Bake until golden brown and have warm maple syrup on hand to take it over the top when served.

Strawberry French Toast Casserole by Southern Discourse

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