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Raspberry Cream Cheese French Toast Casserole

Raspberry Cream Cheese French Toast Casserole has tart raspberries and a smooth cream cheese filling. Skip waiting overnight, this delicious breakfast bake is ready in just 45 minutes.

Raspberry Cream Cheese French Toast Casserole in a baking dish.
Raspberry Cream Cheese French Toast Casserole

Why I love this recipe

This easy recipe has just 9 ingredients and makes two generous servings for a gorgeous breakfast, brunch, lunch, or dinner. Top it with a drizzle of maple syrup.

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Ingredients

(amounts are listed in the recipe card at the bottom of the post)

white bread

pure vanilla extract

large eggs

milk

ground cinnamon

light brown sugar

cream cheese

confectioners’ sugar (powdered sugar)

fresh raspberries

Substitutions

Try using cubed French bread, Italian bread, brioche bread, or Texas toast bread.

You can use blueberries or other fresh berries instead of raspberries.

Try adding in chocolate chips or glazed walnuts.

Equipment used for this recipe

How to make Raspberry Cream Cheese French Toast Casserole

Step 1 – Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

Step 2 – Grease two 18.6 oz oven-safe baking dishes with butter or spray with nonstick spray.

Step 3 – On a cutting board, cut the bread into cubes, about 1 inch in size.

bread cut into cubes on a cutting board.

Step 4 – In a large bowl, whisk the eggs, milk, cinnamon, brown sugar, and ½ tsp vanilla together.

eggs, milk, cinnamon, brown sugar, and vanilla whisked in a bowl.

Step 5 – Fold the bread cubes into the egg mixture until well-saturated.

bread cubes mixed into the egg mixture.

Step 6 – Using a handheld or stand mixer fitted with a whisk attachment beat the room-temperature cream cheese on medium-high speed until completely smooth.

Step 7 – Beat in the powdered confectioners’ sugar and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract until combined.

cream cheese, powdered sugar and vanilla mixed together in a bowl.

Step 8 – Drop small spoonfuls of the cream cheese mixture on top of the bread mixture.

spoonful's of cream cheese mixture dropped into bowl with bread mixture.

Step 9 – Then sprinkle on the raspberries. Stir gently to combine.

raspberries stirred into bowl with bread mixture.

Step 10 – Pour the bread mixture into the prepared dishes, divided evenly.

bread mixture poured into a baking dish.

Step 11 – Bake uncovered for 30 – 35 minutes or until golden brown on top. Serve hot dishes on cork trivets to protect tables and surfaces.

Raspberry Cream Cheese French Toast Casserole in a dish on a tray with a fork and napkin.
Raspberry Cream Cheese French Toast Casserole

Pro Tips

Store leftovers in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 4-5 days.

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Raspberry Cream Cheese French Toast Casserole in a dish on a tray with a fork and napkin.

Raspberry Cream Cheese French Toast Casserole

Raspberry Cream Cheese French Toast Casserole has tart raspberries and a smooth sweet cream cheese filling. This delicious baked French toast is ready in just 45 minutes. Just 9 ingredients.
4.58 from 7 votes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Servings 2
Calories 497 kcal

Ingredients

  • 4 slices white bread
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract (divided)
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 Tablespoon light brown sugar
  • 3- ounce cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1 Tablespoon confectioners’ sugar (powdered sugar)
  • 1 cup fresh raspberries

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Grease two 18.6 oz oven-safe baking dishes with butter or spray with nonstick spray.
  • On a cutting board, cut the bread into cubes, about 1 inch in size.
  • In a large bowl, whisk eggs, milk, cinnamon, brown sugar, and ½ tsp vanilla together.
  • Fold the bread cubes into the milk mixture until well-saturated.
  • Using a handheld or stand mixer fitted with a whisk attachment beat room temperature cream cheese on medium-high speed until completely smooth.
  • Beat in powdered confectioners’ sugar and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract until combined.
  • Drop small spoonfuls of cream cheese mixture on top of the bread mixture.
  • Then sprinkle on raspberries. Stir gently to combine.
  • Pour the bread mixture into prepared dishes, divided evenly.
  • Bake uncovered for 30 – 35 minutes or until golden brown on top.
    Serve hot dishes on cork trivets to protect tables and surfaces.

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Notes

  • Store leftovers in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 4-5 days.

Nutrition

Serving: 1Calories: 497kcalCarbohydrates: 51gProtein: 18gFat: 25gSaturated Fat: 13gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3gMonounsaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 0.03gCholesterol: 221mgSodium: 483mgPotassium: 462mgFiber: 5gSugar: 23gVitamin A: 1028IUVitamin C: 16mgCalcium: 347mgIron: 3mg
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