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4.34 from 3 votes

Overnight CherryFrench Toast

A sweetened French toast casserole bake that's swirled with delicious cherry filling, and topped with an extra dollop for a delicious make-ahead breakfast or brunch.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Breakfast, Brunch
Cuisine: American


  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 4 eggs
  • 2/3 cup evaporated milk
  • 15 oz canned cherry pie filling additional can for adding more topping in the morning, if desired
  • 20 slices day-old deli bread we used French


  • Mix together brown sugar, cinnamon, eggs and milk.
  • Add bread pieces to a large oven-safe casserole (13x9 is good) and pour egg mixture over the bread. Top with cherry pie filling.Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  • In the morning, remove from the refrigerator and place in oven and then set temperature for 350 degrees. Bake for 35 minutes. (If using a glass casserole dish, it is imperative that you do not preheat the oven and then place a refrigerated dish in the oven, as it will shatter.)
  • Remove from oven and serve.