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Crockpot French Toast Casserole

This crockpot french toast casserole is the perfect brunch recipe for Easter, Mother's Day, or just a regular Sunday! Assemble it the night before, and cook the next day, for a super hands-off brunch recipe.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time2 hrs
Sit Overnight8 hrs
Total Time2 hrs 20 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8 Slices
Calories: 468kcal


  • 1 loaf french bread (torn into 1 inch pieces; roughly 4-6 cups; sourdough, challah, brioche all work)
  • 2 cups blueberries (fresh or frozen)
  • 10 eggs
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg
  • ½ cup maple syrup

Crunchy Oat Topping

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • ½ cup pecans (chopped)
  • pinch salt


  • Prepare the bread: tear into 1 inch cubes and spread out on a sheet pan. Allow to sit overnight to get stale, or toast at 250°F for 30 minutes.
  • Spray the insert of a large (5 or 6 quart) slow cooker with spray oil. Add the bread cubes and blueberries.
  • Beat the eggs in a large bowl, then add in the milk, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg and maple syrup. Pour over the bread and blueberries and stir to coat.
  • Cover and place the slow cooker insert into the fridge. Allow to sit overnight.
  • To cook- remove the slow cooker insert from the fridge and place in the slow cooker base. Cook on low for 4 hours or high for 2- 2 ½, or until middle is cooked through.
  • Crunchy oat topping- in a medium pan, melt the butter. Stir in the maple syrup and cinnamon, stirring until dissolved. Stir in the rolled oats, pecans and salt. Cook, stirring frequently, for 5 minutes. Cool slightly before sprinkling over the casserole.
  • Serve with fresh blueberries and maple syrup.


Serving: 1slice | Calories: 468kcal | Carbohydrates: 63g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 218mg | Sodium: 389mg | Potassium: 373mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 25g | Vitamin A: 505IU | Vitamin C: 3.5mg | Calcium: 166mg | Iron: 3.5mg