Cinnamon Raisin Baked French Toast

  This one comes from Pioneer Woman, so you know it’s a winner! 

  Oh you guys, it was so incredibly easy and good.  My favorite part is the topping, it adds a cinnamon butter crunch to the dish.

cinnamon raisin baked french toast

from Pioneer Woman

  • 1-1/2 loaves Cinnamon Raisin Bread
  • Butter, For Greasing
  • 8 whole Eggs
  • 2 cups Whole Milk
  • 1/2 cup Heavy Cream
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 2 teaspoons Ground Cinnamon
  • 2 Tablespoons Vanilla Extract


  • 1 stick Cold Butter, Cut Into Pieces
  • 1/2 cup Flour
  • 1/2 cup Packed Brown Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 cup Raisins
  • Softened Butter, For Serving
  • Warm Maple Syrup, For Serving
Preparation Instructions

Unwrap the loaves of bread, then overlap the slices in rows in a well-buttered large rectangle baking dish.

Whisk together the eggs, milk, cream, sugar, vanilla, and cinnamon, then pour the mixture evenly over all the pieces of bread, soaking the bread as much as possible.

To make the topping, combine the butter, flour, brown sugar, cinnamon, and salt in a bowl and cut it all together with a pastry cutter. Stir in the raisins.

Sprinkle the topping all over the casserole. Cover the pan with foil and refrigerate it for several hours or overnight.

When you’re ready to bake the French toast, preheat the oven to 350°F. Bake the French toast for 45 minutes to 1 hour for a softer texture, or longer for a firmer, crisper texture. Cover with foil for the first 30 minute of baking, then remove it for the remaining baking time.

Serve individual helpings with butter and warm syrup.

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7 thoughts on “Cinnamon Raisin Baked French Toast

  1. Oh Wow Tonya, How sad!!!! But, that just makes me realize how we have to be ready. We don’t know the time or day the LORD is going to call us home. It is a peace knowing that she is happy and walking with the LORD! But, my mommy heart is breaking for those parents having to say goodbye in such a way.:( Praying for them now.
    We really love French toast over here! Thanks for sharing this one.:) Looks so yummy!!!!!

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  3. My heart is heavy for your dear grieving friends. So sad, but thankful to know when all is said and done, they can rejoice because they’ll see her again. This recipe looks out of this world yummy. Pinning!!

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