5 from 2 votes
Poppy Seed Baked French Toast Casserole
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
50 mins
Total Time
1 hr

French Toast Casserole is made with Poppy Seed Breakfast Pastries that turn into the most amazing Bread Pudding Bake with the addition of milk, eggs, condensed milk, and some chocolate.

Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: french toast casserole
Author: Marina | Let the Baking Begin
  • 8 cups Poppy Seed rolls / Challah / French Bread cubed, dried
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/4-1/2 cups sugar depends on how sweet the pastry is
  • 2.5 cups heavy cream
  • 2 cups milk whole
  • 1 Tbsp vanilla extract
  • 1.5 cups chocolate chips of choice white/milk/dark
  • Butter for buttering the baking dish
  1. To dry bread, cube it first, then dry in 190-200F oven, until dry.
  2. Butter the inside of the baking dish. Set aside.
  3. Whisk eggs, sweetened condensed milk and sugar together until smooth.
  4. Add cream, milk & vanilla extract and whisk until combined.
  5. Add cubed bread into the custard and pressing with the spatula toss everything together.
  6. Pour the cubed bread and custard back into the dish and sprinkle with chocolate chips.
  7. Cover with foil and refrigerate until ready to bake.
To bake: preheat oven to 330F. Place the covered baking dish in the oven and bake for 45-50 minutes, or until the custard in the middle of the dish is no longer runny, but thickened.
  1. Remove from oven and allow to cool until just warm. Serve right away, with a sprinkling of sugar.