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Strawberry Cheesecake Baked French Toast Casserole

Jess Sprout: "Really tasty, even the picky eaters in the house…" Read More
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If French toast studded with juicy strawberries and cheesecake filling counts as breakfast, then breakfast is definitely our favorite meal of the day. The recipe is a Yummly original created by Sara Mellas.


  • nonstick cooking spray
  • 1 pound day-old challah bread
  • 1 1/2 cups strawberries (fresh)
  • 8 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 3/4 cups whole milk (plus 2 Tbsp.)
  • teaspoons vanilla extract (for bread mixture)
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 6 ounces cream cheese (softened)
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar (for cream cheese mixture)
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract (for cream cheese mixture)
  • powdered sugar (for dusting)
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium8% DV180mg
    Fat18% DV12g
    Protein18% DV9g
    Carbs7% DV22g
    Fiber2% DV<1g
    Calories230Calories from Fat110
    Total Fat12g18%
    Saturated Fat6g30%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat110
    Total Carbohydrate22g7%
    Dietary Fiber<1g2%
    Vitamin A10%
    Vitamin C30%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Jess Sprout 3 months ago
    Really tasty, even the picky eaters in the house enjoyed this. It was a last minute decision so I had to substitute the bead. I used Pepperidge Farm Farmhouse Butter Bread and it worked well enough. I added cinnamon as suggested by another reviewer and doubled the vanilla. I also used Swerve Confectioners and reduced the granulated sugar to 1/4 C. A teaspoon of maple syrup or orange juice would probably work well too to add a touch of flavor. I will definitely be making this again for a weekend breakfast/brunch.
    Tiffany 6 months ago
    Turned out good but flavor was meh. Too much egg flavor with making it with challah.
    Monica Dennis 7 months ago
    One of my favorite new recipes! After making it the first time, I decided to double the cream cheese filling for extra goodness! So delicious!
    Liz 9 months ago
    Loved it! You can't go wrong with sugar strawberries and a cream cheese! Delicious!
    Anthony R 9 months ago
    Not a bad tasty little dessert but probably going to add more strawberries. Also hard to find challah or brioche without going to a bakery here which were all closed. I used the closest bread I could find.
    ravi 10 months ago
    Nice recipe. added a little cardamom. fairlife milk. used sprouted wheat bread. palm sugar.
    Came out fantastic! I recommend adding cinnamon for some extra flavor. I added chocolate chips too because why not
    Sydnee a year ago
    The recipe was great and my family enjoy it! I used a bigger pan then recommended and baked it for 50 minutes. I’ll definitely make this again. Although next time I’ll make more cheesecake icing.
    Kylee a year ago
    very easy to make. i had to use brioche bread that had chocolate chips in it and it came out perfect! tastes better when you let it cool down instead of eating it when it’s hot
    Ashley a year ago
    Very happy with how it turned out!
    Jami McCardell a year ago
    I think I would add a little more cinnamon or more vanilla. I also would not layer it next time because the middle was too soggy.
    M a year ago
    Added 1/2 tsp cinnamon. Delicious!
    Diane a year ago
    The flavor was good. Not too sweet just sweet enough. For some reason it did not seem to cook all the way through. Not sure if it was because of the juice of the strawberries or if it really was that the casserole didn’t cook through. I cooked it for approximately one hour. Admittedly I allow the egg mixture to soak into the bread overnight. I also added fresh strawberries on the top
    Carrie Agnew a year ago
    Super easy & was a hit with the whole family!
    Amy Powell a year ago
    So good! everyone in our family loved it.
    Katie Hawkins a year ago
    was ok.. maybe i did something wrong
    Shalyse a year ago
    this was great! and easy. used Hawaiian bread because i couldn't find challah bread.
    I used whole wheat bread and stevia instead of sugar. It was amazing! I served with sugar free ice cream and sugar free ganache 😋
    Aletha Carroll a year ago
    Did not care for texture at all
    Robert Pavkov III 2 years ago
    This recipe turned out amazing... the whole family loved it and we will definitely be trying it with other fruits as well!! quick and easy in the morning!!
    Shanna Yocum 2 years ago
    Beautiful! Will definitely make again and with different fruit too!
    Idegbe 2 years ago
    Love it. I used less sugar and it still came out delicious.
    Walker 2 years ago
    My family loved it. I followed the directions then, cooked it for 40 min. It was set up nicely and ready to serve!! Yum!
    Morgan 2 years ago
    i made it with my grandma the other day and it turned out great! the instructions are really simple and it tasted delicious! i would definitely make again ❤️
    Cami Combs 2 years ago
    they skipped some of the directions in the step by step but it still turned out really good
    Larracuente-Ocasio 2 years ago
    My granddaughter and her mother loved it.
    Becca Huseman 2 years ago
    It looked delicious, but I was somehow unable to get it to cook all the way through so I have no idea if it actually tastes delicious. I’ll have to try this again..
    Naya 2 years ago
    This became a very popular recipe at work and at home! I definitely doubled the cream cheese and used Brioche bread since it was all I had access to and it was perfect! We topped it with some fresh strawberries too 😋
    Christopher 2 years ago
    Made this for a Mother’s Day brunch and it was delicious! Simple to put together, the only thing I would do a bit diff next time, is double the amount of the cream cheese mixture you dollop into the bread. It tasted great as instructed for the amount, just thinking it would be delish with more cream cheese. I will definitely be making this again. Do yourself a favor and make sure to get a good Challah bread as it’s the perfect texture and sweetness for this recipe.
    Tran- Nguyen 2 years ago
    This dessert turned out absolutely delicious. it has just the right amount of sweetness, and it doesnt feel too heavy if you just have one serving. At first, I was afraid it had to much liquid in it, but as it baked it came to the perfect consistancy. I also cut extra strawberry pieces to sprinkle on top of the finished product too. I would highly recommend this recipe.