Breakfast is the best way to get your day started on the right foot. Creating a morning casserole lets you use several tasty breakfast ingredients at once, ensuring you get your fix of eggs, bacon, sausage, pancakes, and French toast all in one sitting. You’ll wake up excited and ready to start the day knowing these 7 breakfast casserole recipes await you.
1. One-Dish Blackberry French Toast
Your day is guaranteed to get sweeter after indulging in Southern Living‘s French toast casserole. Whether you’re looking for a dish for your next weekend brunch or want to put a smile on your family’s face on a Monday morning, this recipe won’t disappoint. It yields 8 to 10 servings.
- 1 cup blackberry jam
- 1 (12 ounce) French bread loaf, cut into 1 ½-inch cubes
- 1 (8 ounce) package ⅓-less-fat cream cheese, cut into 1-inch cubes
- 4 large eggs
- 2 cups Half-and-Half
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- ½ cup firmly packed brown sugar
- Toppings: maple syrup, whipped cream
Directions: Cook jam in a small saucepan over medium heat 1 to 2 minutes or until melted and smooth, stirring once. Place half of bread cubes in bottom of a lightly greased 13 x 9-inch baking dish. Top with cream cheese cubes and drizzle with melted jam. Top with remaining bread cubes. Whisk together eggs and the next 3 ingredients. Pour over bread mixture. Sprinkle with brown sugar. Cover tightly, and chill 8 to 24 hours. Preheat oven to 325 degrees Fahrenheit. Bake, covered, 20 minutes. Uncover and bake 10 to 15 minutes or until bread is golden brown and mixture is set. Serve with desired toppings.