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Overnight Bananas Foster French Toast Casserole

Overnight Bananas Foster French Toast Casserole

One of my favorite desserts just made its way to the breakfast table!  Prepare this Overnight Bananas Foster French Toast Casserole the night before then just pop it in the oven 40 minutes before you're ready to serve it!
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword bananas,croissant rolls,eggs,brown sugar,
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Cooling time 10 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 10 people
Calories 499kcal
Author Nicole Crocker


Caramel Banana Layer

  • 6 Tablespoons Unsalted butter ,melted
  • 1 Cup Brown sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons Light corn syrup
  • 1/4 Cup Dark Rum ,optional (the alcohol will get cooked out of it)
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla
  • ¼ teaspoon Cinnamon
  • 3 Medium Ripe bananas ,thinly sliced

French Toast

  • 15 Mini Croissants ,cut into bite sized pieces
  • 1 ,8 ounce package Cream cheese ,cubed
  • 8 Large Eggs
  • 1 Cup Milk
  • Cup Sugar
  • teaspoons Vanilla extract
  • ¾ teaspoon Cinnamon
  • teaspoon Nutmeg
  • Pinch of salt
  • Whipped cream to garnish


  • In a medium pan, melt butter, brown sugar, corn syrup and rum on stove over medium heat. Cook and stir until sugar is completely dissolved. Once sugar is dissolved, remove from heat and add vanilla and cinnamon.
  • Lightly grease a 9×13-inch baking pan.
  • Pour caramel sauce into prepared pan and make sure it is evenly distributed.
  • Place banana slices evenly over the sauce.
  • Layer and evenly sprinkle half of the croissant pieces over the bananas.
  • Evenly distribute the cream cheese cubes over the croissants.
  • Cover the top evenly with the remaining croissants.
  • In a medium bowl, combine eggs, milk, sugar, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg and pinch of salt and whisk together until completely smooth and well combined.
  • Pour the egg mixture over the bread.
  • Gently press the bread down with hands so that all of the bread can absorb the egg mixture.
  • Cover casserole and refrigerate overnight.
  • When ready to bake, remove pan from refrigerator and leave it out on the counter while oven preheats to 375 degrees F.
  • Bake uncovered for about 30-40 minutes.
  • Let it cool in pan 5-10 minutes.
  • Serve with fresh whipped cream to garnish.


Calories: 499kcal | Carbohydrates: 67g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 197mg | Sodium: 274mg | Potassium: 292mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 48g | Vitamin A: 800IU | Vitamin C: 3.1mg | Calcium: 89mg | Iron: 1.8mg