Baked Pumpkin French Toast #SundaySupper

Baked Pumpkin French Toast | alidaskitchen.com #recipes #SundaySupper Baked French Toast is one of my favorite comfort foods that is easy to make and the whole family loves.  Now that the temperatures are getting colder, we are definitely in a fall comfort food frame of mind. I know I am not alone when it comes to my love for pumpkin anything, which is one of the quintessential flavors of fall.   With the warm flavors of pumpkin and cinnamon, this Baked Pumpkin French Toast is pure delicious fall comfort food!

Baked Pumpkin French Toast | alidaskitchen.com #recipes #SundaySupper Last year I made it my mission to come up with the perfect recipe for Baked Pumpkin French Toast.  After many attempts, using my Overnight Blueberry Baked French Toast as inspiration and making several tweaks, I finally came up with the wonderful recipe I envisioned for the perfect Baked Pumpkin French Toast Casserole!  But by the time I finalized the recipe, ‘pumpkin season’ had passed.

So I have been sitting on this gem for over a year and I am so delighted to share it today.  This Baked Pumpkin French Toast Casserole has become a holiday tradition, for Thanksgiving, Christmas and often just because.

Baked Pumpkin French Toast | alidaskitchen.com #recipes #SundaySupper

Baked Pumpkin French Toast
 
Serves: 8 to 10 servings
Ingredients
  • 1 can (15 ounces) pumpkin puree
  • 1 can (12 ounces) fat free evaporated milk
  • 8 eggs (or lighten it up by subbing ¼ cup egg substitute per egg)
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 loaf (16 ounces) cinnamon bread, cut into 1-inch cubes
Topping:
  • ¼ cup rolled oats (I use quick oats)
  • ¼ cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon butter (I use light butter)
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350F degrees.
  2. Spray a 13x9-inch baking dish with cooking spray and set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, mix pumpkin, milk, eggs, vanilla, brown sugar, pumpkin pie spice and cinnamon.
  4. Add bread cubes, and toss to coat. Pour into prepared baking dish.
  5. Topping: In a small bowl, combine oats, brown sugar and butter. Sprinkle over the bread mixture in the baking dish. [Note: at this point you can cover and store in the refrigerator until ready to bake).
  6. Bake for 30 to 40 minutes, or until golden on top. Serve warm.

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This week for Sunday Supper, we are sharing favorite fall comfort foods featuring the Pinot Grigio or Cabernet Sauvignon wines as part of the recipe or as a pairing. This Baked Pumpkin French Toast Casserole makes an excellent brunch or breakfast for dinner meal that pairs beautifully with the Pinot Grigio. The Cabernet Sauvignon is one of my favorite wines to pair with beef, such as this comfort food classic Pop-in-the-Oven Beef Stew. Be sure to visit all of the delicious fall comfort food recipes below and enjoy!

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Comments

  1. Now this is definitely a tasty way to start the day. I can only imagine how much hunger kicks in when smelling this baking. I’d be standing by the oven watching it the whole time.

  2. I love these make ahead French toast recipes. And with a pumpkin twist? It sounds incredible!!!

  3. What a fabulous comfort dish! Love the pumpkin and love that it’s a casserole for easy delivery!

  4. Um, I need this casserole in my life! A perfect Sunday brunch!

  5. I definitely need this french toast in my life. Oh my goodness!

  6. I love french toast and making it pumpkin style is perfect! I love it!!

  7. I can only imagine how delicious these french toast must be. I can’t wait to try this out on my family.

  8. Even though it took a few tries, you totally nailed it. Glad you kept it in the archives to share this pumpkin season.

  9. Mmmmm now this is what breakfast should look like during the holidays, YUM!

  10. I wouldn’t mind waking up to this in the morning.

  11. I bet this leaves behind a wonderful aroma when it is baking! What a fantastic idea and a delicious way to start the day! So glad you shared it. This looks perfect for a holiday brekkie!

  12. Pumpkin sounds so good in here!

  13. I don’t know how you were able to hold onto this treasure for a year without sharing. I would have been screaming about it by March…at the latest. This is a comfort food that I look forward to trying!

  14. Wishing this was my breakfast today!!

  15. Your breakfast looks waaaay better than my breakfast! I’ll be making this!

  16. If I can use this dish as my “gateway” to enjoy a glass of wine at breakfast than so be it! Perfectly paired I think!! 😉

  17. This French toast looks delicious! What a great combination. If you had a moment, I would be delighted if you’d pop on over to my blog and add this (and maybe 2 others!) to the #PureBlogLove link party 🙂

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