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Fruity French Toast Casserole

TipsKids Can!Magazine

Depending on their skills, show kids how to:

  • Wash and dry fresh fruit
  • Measure dry ingredients
  • Crack and beat eggs
  • Sprinkle topping onto fruit

Our Eggs Magazine features this recipe:


8 cups
bread cubes; try whole grain bread
eggs, slightly beaten
1 cup
2 teaspoons
1⁄4 cup
2 cups
fruit, sliced or chopped- fresh, frozen or canned
1⁄4 cup
margarine or butter, softened
1⁄4 cup
1⁄2 cup


  1. Lightly oil or spray an 8" x 8" baking dish or 2-quart casserole.  Add bread cubes.
  2. In a medium bowl, blend eggs, milk, vanilla, and sugar.  Pour over bread cubes.  Stir gently to wet all bread with egg mixture.  Top with fruit.
  3. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate until all liquid is absorbed (30 mins), or as long as overnight.
  4. Just before baking, remove casserole from refrigerator.  Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  5. Make the topping:  In a small bowl, combine the softened margarine, sugar, and flour until crumbly.
  6. Remove plastic wrap and sprinkle topping over fruit.  Bake until completely set, and starting to brown, (160 degrees in the center), about 34-40 minutes.  Serve warm.
  7. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.
Photo of Fruity French Toast Casserole
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 45 minutes
Makes: 8 cups
Nutrition Facts: View Label
Last updated: 05/11/19

1 Comments for "Fruity French Toast Casserole"

Tried this recipe with canned peaches and it turned out great!  Tasted even better the next day.  Can't wait to try it again with a different fruit.  Oh, and it did take the full 40 minutes to really set.  My 4 year old kept calling it cake and asked for it again the 2nd day. My 7 year old clearly doesn't love the texture of bread pudding at this point, but nothing against this recipe on that!