The Best Overnight Gingerbread French Toast Casserole

The Best Overnight Gingerbread French Toast Casserole

Looking for that perfect Christmas morning breakfast that doesn’t take up too much time? This warm, sweet, holiday-spiced gingerbread french toast casserole is just what you need. Prepare it before Santa comes the night before and when you wake up, just pop it in the oven!

It’s simple, easy and jam packed with holiday flavors. Making it an easy tradition for any busy holiday morning. 

The Best Overnight Gingerbread French Toast Casserole

Gingerbread Seasoning

Easy to make using pantry staples! Just mix these 5 dry-spices together until evenly combined.

1 tsp of Cinnamon
1 tsp Ginger
1 tsp Allspice
1 tsp Nutmeg
1 tsp Cloves

The Best Overnight Gingerbread French Toast

No ratings yet
Print Pin Rate
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Overnight Time in Refrigerator: 10 hours
Total Time: 11 hours
Servings: 8


  • 1 Loaf Challah Bread, or similar
  • 6 Eggs
  • 2 cups Cream
  • 1 cup Milk
  • 2 TBSP Sugar
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
  • Gingerbread Seasoning See Blog for recipe, divided
  • 1 TBSP Butter + enough to coat casserole dish


  • In a small bowl whisk the eggs.
  • Add in the cream, milk, sugar, vanilla and 1 TBSP of the Gingerbread seasoning mixture and whisk to combine.
  • Cut the bread up into 1 inch cubes, and place in a large bowl. Pour the egg and cream mixture over the bread cubes and stir to fully combine. 
  • Cover with plastic wrap and place in the refrigerator overnight. 
  • The next morning, preheat the oven to 425F. Take the bread mixture out of the refrigerator and stir.
  • Butter your casserole dish. Pour your bread mixture into the casserole dish, cut your 1 TBSP of butter up into cubes and dot around the dish. Sprinkle the remainder of your gingerbread seasoning on top.
  • Bake at 425F for 30-35 minutes, make sure that the egg mixture has cooked through. The top will also be a little crusty which I love. 
The Best Overnight Gingerbread French Toast Casserole

Other Breakfast Ideas:
Broccoli and Leek Quiche
Classic Eggs Benedict
Sweet Pumpkin Spice Morning Rolls

Related Posts

Simple Meatballs

Simple Meatballs

These meatballs are one of our family favorites. They are so simple to make, no Italian Grandmother required. I love being able to put these in the oven and walking away for 35 minutes. They are my go-to meatballs for anything that requires meatballs (soups, […]

Classic Holiday Turkey (and Herb Brine)

Classic Holiday Turkey (and Herb Brine)

A turkey is always a big-to-do for the holidays. We all search the internet far and wide every year to find how to make that perfect one that will meet all the demands of your holiday guests. Perfectly browned and garnished, sitting pretty for it’s picture. […]

3 thoughts on “The Best Overnight Gingerbread French Toast Casserole”

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Recipe Rating

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.