Imagine a leisurely Sunday morning, the air filled with the enchanting aromas of warm cinnamon and sweet vanilla. As you wander into the kitchen, still clad in your cozy pajamas, the comforting sight of a Slow Cooker French Toast Casserole awaits. This divine breakfast dish is not just easy to whip up but also promises to elevate your regular morning routine into an extraordinary culinary adventure.
On a crisp winter day, I decided to surprise my family with something special. The Slow Cooker French Toast Casserole seemed like the perfect answer. Gently cooking overnight, it filled our home with the most inviting and indulgent scents. When morning came, we gathered around the table, each bite of the casserole setting off a delightful flavor symphony. It was more than just a meal; it was a moment etched in our hearts, a testament to the simple yet magical power of food in bringing us together.
Slow Cooker French Toast Casserole Recipe
4 cups cubed bread
2 cups milk
1/2 tsp salt
1 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
1/4 cup maple syrup
1/4 cup cubed unsalted butter, room temperature
1 cup chopped pecans
For the Topping:
1/2 cup light brown sugar
1 tsp ground cinnamon
Whisk eggs, milk, salt, cinnamon, and maple syrup together in a large bowl.
Stir in bread cubes and pecans, ensuring they’re evenly coated.
Grease your slow cooker with butter or cooking spray.
Transfer the bread mixture into the slow cooker.
For the topping, mix brown sugar and cinnamon in a separate bowl.
Sprinkle this sweet topping over the bread mixture in the slow cooker.
Dot the surface with cubed butter.
Cover and cook on low for 3-4 hours.
Serve this heavenly French toast warm, perhaps with extra maple syrup or your favorite toppings.