Baked French Toast Recipes for an Easy Make-Ahead Brunch
A Toast to Relaxation
Baked French toast is the ultimate dish for a leisurely brunch. Not only does it require no work at the stove, but it actually gets better when left to sit overnight -- meaning all you’ll have to do on Sunday morning is preheat the oven and pop it in.This version is bathed in cinnamon and studded with raisins...but still, don't skip the powdered sugar and maple syrup.
Baked Blueberry French Toast
Blueberries form juicy rivers through the layers of custardy goodness.
Baked Stuffed French Toast
Stuff thick-cut bread with ham and Gruyere cheese for a savory layer that becomes oozy in the oven and and irresistible on the plate.
Overnight French Toast Casserole
You could call this macerated berry topping gilding the lily -- or you could just call it delicious.
Baked Pecan French Toast
Caramelized pecans cut through the rich, eggy custard base in the best possible way.
Oven-Baked French Toast
Martha loves this recipe for serving a crowd. While it's not made ahead, it’s hands-off -- no minding the griddle -- and it's a perfect way to make sure brunch is hot and ready right when you want it, so you can have time with your guests.