Sunday, December 19, 2021

Cinnamon Roll French Toast Bake

Refrigerated cinnamon rolls are baked in a egg, cream and cinnamon mixture to make this simple, ooey-gooey, shortcut french toast bake.   
  
If you love cinnamon rolls you're going to love this Cinnamon Roll French Toast Bake. This French toast bake is simple to make and taste so amazing. Made with just  7 ingredients and filled with the flavors of cinnamon, maple syrup and vanilla. 

This french toast bake is perfect for the holidays, brunch or a weekend breakfast. It only takes minutes to throw together and uses the convenience of store bought cinnamon rolls. This french toast bake can also be made the night before and then baked in the morning, so it's a delicious breakfast choice for Christmas. 🎄

One of my favorite things about the Christmas holiday is waking up to a yummy breakfast on Christmas morning. I'm always on the hunt for simple and tasty recipes and breakfast casseroles are always a wonderful choice. Whether you prepare this dish the night before or on Christmas morning this French toast bake is sure to please everyone. Let's get right to the recipe! 

Start by cutting each cinnamon roll into quarters and add to a large mixing bowl. Add the melted butter and toss to combine. Pour the mixture into the baking pan. In a separate bowl combine the eggs, heavy cream or half & half, maple syrup, vanilla, and cinnamon. 

Whisk until the ingredients are well combined and pour over the cinnamon roll pieces. Add pecans if using. Bake for 20-25 minutes until the cinnamon rolls are cooked through, golden brown and the egg mixture is absorbed.

Remove from oven and cool for 10 minutes, Warm the icing from the cinnamon rolls in the microwave and drizzle over the french toast bake. Drizzle with additional maple syrup if desired. Serve immediately.



Yield: 8-10
Author: Tina Butler | Mommy's Kitchen
Cinnamon Roll French Toast Bake

Cinnamon Roll French Toast Bake

Refrigerated cinnamon rolls are baked in a egg, milk and cinnamon mixture to make this simple, shortcut french toast bake, filled with the flavors of cinnamon, vanilla and maple syrup.
Prep time: 10 MinCook time: 25 MinTotal time: 35 Min

Ingredients

  • 2 - 12-ounce tubes refrigerated cinnamon rolls, cut into quarters
  • 1/4 - cup melted butter
  • 3 - eggs
  • 1/2 - cup heavy cream
  • 3 - tablespoons maple syrup
  • 2 - teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 - teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 - cup chopped pecans (optional)
  • reserved icing packets

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Lightly spray a 13 x 9 inch baking pan with non stick cooking spray.
  3. Cut each cinnamon roll into quarters and add to a large mixing bowl. Add the melted butter and toss to combine.
  4. Pour the mixture into the baking pan.
  5. In a separate bowl combine the eggs, heavy cream or half & half, maple syrup, vanilla, and cinnamon.
  6. Whisk until the ingredients are well combined and pour over the cinnamon roll pieces. Add pecans if using.
  7. Bake for 20-25 minutes until the cinnamon rolls are cooked through, golden brown and the egg mixture is absorbed.
  8. Remove from oven and cool for 10 minutes, Warm the icing from the cinnamon rolls in the microwave and drizzle over the french toast bake. Drizzle with additional maple syrup if desired.
  9. Serve immediately.

Notes:

To make this an overnight dish: 

Prep the casserole the night before and cover with plastic wrap unbaked. Refrigerate overnight. In the morning, preheat oven to 375 degrees and bake as directed and add glaze.

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2 comments:

Colleen said... #

looks Awesome. I know what I will be having for breakfast come Christmas morning.
Thank You
Wishing you and your family a Very Merry Christmas

Tina Butler said... #

Merry Christmas Colleen! Thank you for always stopping by :) I hope you have a blessed day.