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Peach Cobbler French Toast Casserole

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Peach Cobbler French Toast Casserole —buttery brioche and fresh peaches baked in cinnamon custard and topped with streusel.

syrup poured onto french toast casserole

Classic southern dessert meets breakfast favorite. This quick bake Peach Cobbler French Toast is what brunch was made for. It has layers of sweetened fresh peaches tossed with a touch of ginger layered on top of cubed buttery brioche bread and topped with a brown sugar streusel. The brown sugar egg custard bakes this decadent casserole into something fit for dessert. It’s one of those dishes that you’ll want to have on hand for special occasions.

What to serve with peach cobbler French toast casserole

peach cobbler french toast on a plate with form

Definitely serve this delicious casserole with my Homemade Pancake Syrup with a side of Candied Bacon or Breakfast Sausage.

What you’ll need to make a peach cobbler French toast casserole

peach cobbler french toast ingredients

Brioche bread loaf
Yellow peaches
Eggs
Milk
Sugar
Spices
Vanilla extract
Butter
Flour
Mixing bowls
Pastry cutter
9×13 baking dish

fresh peaches in a bowl

Use fresh peaches if you have them but this recipe can be made using frozen peaches. Be sure to peel the fresh ones before slicing. You want a peach that is softening but still have firmness. This is an excellent recipe to is aging peaches as the top is covered with streusel.

Quick bake French toast casserole

brioche bread cut into cubes

Unlike most French toast casseroles, this one doesn’t have to soak for hours or overnight. Using a 9×13 baking dish helps the casserole to cook evenly and quicker. Smaller bread cubes also assist with the absorption of the egg batter so the casserole doesn’t need to soaking time.

How to make a peach cobbler French toast casserole

eggs and milk in a bowl

In a bowl, whisk together the eggs, milk, cinnamon, and brown sugar and set aside.

peaches sliced in a bowl

To a separate bowl, add the peaches with the granulated sugar and ginger and toss well.

streusel

Make the streusel by cutting the butter into the flour and sugars using a pastry cutter or forks. Set it aside.

peach cobbler french toast casserole in a 9x13 baking dish

Add the bread cubes to the baking dish. Cover with the egg liquid, then evenly layer the peaches. Top the casserole liberally with the streusel. Bake at 350 degrees for 45-55 minutes.

How to store and reheat leftover French toast casserole

slice of french toast casserole

Store the leftover casserole completely cooled in an air tight container in the fridge for 3-4 days. To reheat it, preheat the oven to 375 and heat the French toast sliced on a baking sheets for 8-10 minutes. Keep a close eye.

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*This recipe way update 8/29/2020 for improved content. It was first published on 5/8/2020.*

slice of french toast casserole
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Peach Cobbler French Toast Casserole

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Peach Cobbler French Toast Casserole—buttery brioche and fresh peaches baked in cinnamon custard and topped with streusel.
Prep Time:20 mins
Cook Time:45 mins
Total Time:1 hr 5 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 loaf brioche bread cut into 1/2”- 1” cubes
  • 6 large eggs
  • 1 1/4 c whole milk
  • 1/2 c dark brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp cinnamon
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 c fresh peaches peeled and sliced
  • 1/4 c white sugar
  • 3/4 tsp ginger powder

Streusel

  • 6 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1/4 c white sugar
  • 1/4 c brown sugar packed
  • 1/2 c flour

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. In a bowl, whisk together the eggs, milk, cinnamon, and brown sugar; set aside. To a separate bowl add the peaches with the white sugar and ginger and toss well.
  • Add the bread cubes to the baking dish. Cover with the egg liquid then layer the peaches. Let it rest in the fridge for a minimum of 2 hours, or overnight.
  • When ready to bake, make the streusel by cutting the butter into the flour and sugars using a pastry cutter or forks to form crumbs. Top the casserole liberally with the streusel.
  • Bake at 350 for 40 minutes. Turn off the oven and let the casserole sit for 15-20 additional minutes before removing it. The top should until golden brown and the center set firm. Cut into 12 equal squares to serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 217kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 100mg | Sodium: 48mg | Potassium: 142mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 25g | Iron: 1mg
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: casserole, french toast
Servings: 12 pieces
Calories: 217kcal
Author: Ty

2 Comments

  1. 5 stars
    That sweet potato pound cake with maple Pecan is off the freaking chain!!! My husband and son made this for my birthday- I wanted someone to bake for me. Let me just say- this big cake is now a family favorite- for any time of the year! Thanks Ty!! It’s light, moist, flavorful and all over satisfying. I made the praline and if I can send you my video – I think it speaks for itself. THANK YOU!

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