Love is Sweet (French Toast Casserole)

Happy Monday! Let’s make this week a good one :) I’ve been on the go since Friday and finally have a chance to get back to my computer – 3 days without a computer is unheard of for me! I’m ready to take it easy and get back into routine.

Weekend recap:

Friday – Sushi & Fro Yo with my friend Jenn

Can you guess which fro-yo is mine??? I’m a toppings kind of girl!

Saturday was spent getting together last-minute things for  a Bridal Shower for my friend Ali aka running around like a chicken with my head cut off. I’m happy to say everything turned out successful and just the way I imagined, beautiful! Here are a million pictures to prove it :)

The Dessert Bar :)

Some of the food before my camera died :/

Some of the decorations

The girls

The favors

I want to open up my own wedding/event planning company. Who wants to hire me ;)

Are you ready for the easiest and yummiest French Toast recipe you’ve ever come across? This is perfect for two reasons. 1. You make it the night before and just stick it in the oven when you’re ready. 2. It feeds a small army. 3. I’ve never loved a breakfast food more than I love this. I know I said 2 reasons but I had to add the third.

Warning: This is NOT healthy. But it is tasty. A little piece goes A LONG way.

Overnight French Toast Casserole

Ingredients

  • 24 eggs
  • 32 pieces of white bread
  • 3 cups of milk
  • 3 tsp vanilla extract
  • dash of cinnamon
  • 2 cups of brown sugar
  • 1 cup of butter
  • 2 HEAPING tsp of butterscotch instant pudding
  • 4 tbsp maple syrup
  • dash of nutmeg

Directions

  • Grease a 9×13 inch pan
  • Mix eggs, milk, cinnamon and vanilla in bowl.
  • Dredge bread in egg mixture and layer in pan (makes 4 layers)
  • Pour remaining egg mixture over slices of bread
  • Mix brown sugar, melted butter, butterscotch instant pudding, syrup and cinnamon.
  • Pour paste over bread like icing.
  • Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  • Next morning stick in oven at 350 degrees for 40-45 degrees
  • Serve immediately!!

If you have company over this is the meal to make – All you have to do is pop it in the oven in the morning and serve your guests a warm, fluffy, sweet breakfast casserole. MAKE THIS!! That is a demand :)

I’ve been feeling extremely blah today – Hope I’m not getting sick!! See you tomorrow :)

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36 Responses to “Love is Sweet (French Toast Casserole)”

  1. What a beautiful shower!! I love all the colors.
    And that overnight french toast casserole?! Oh my! :)

  2. Wow looks like an amazing shower!!!! I’d hire you!!

  3. Beyond fabulous! Well done girl. And love the cheerleading lifts haha.

  4. If there was the potential for me to be getting married anytime soon, I would definitely hire you! wow, everything looks so professional and beautiful. You did a great job; your girlfriend is very lucky to have you!!! :)

  5. Love the pictures. And that is some good food porn. :)

  6. Omg I want that spread at my bridal shower!

  7. Lets get in the business together! I am plotting to start my own wedding planning company in the future with a girl in PR I work with! Lets do ittt!!!

    We can serve our brides that casserole on their wedding day haha or a month before so they can still fit in the dress! It looks amazing!

  8. OMG you are amazing if I ever need anything planned im calling you.

  9. I’ll hire you!!! Seriously, everything looks amazing! You really outdid yourself, girl! And that french toast casserole…nom nom! :)

  10. You know how to throw a shower! It’s beautiful!

    And that casserole…oh. my. goodness!

  11. What an amazing bridal shower! That is a job well done girl ;) Can you please be my planner?

    Great french toast recipe! :D

  12. Sushi and froyo??? That’s my kinda meal!! :)

    The bridal shower was gorgeous! Love it all!

    Also, will you please come over tomorrow morning and make that french toast for me? M’kay, thanks! ;)

  13. Holy Cow! That’s it – you’re hired to plan my wedding! :)

    I actually hate planning weddings – it’s been nothing but stressful, and I completely stink at it! But you’re obviously amazing! You did a beautiful job!

  14. sushi and froyo= AMAZING combo!
    oh my gosh, what a FUN party!!!!!!

  15. This looks so good! I made bread pudding for my family yesterday and I think my mom wanted something more like this. Bookmarked!!

  16. I love the shower – it looks absolutely beautiful!!! :)

  17. So adorable!! I have a friend’s shower at the end of this month that we’re doing a wine-tasting and painting everyone’s name on a wine glass, but I love how you did the bride’s glass, might have to steal that ;) I would totally hire you, but can I pay you in cupcakes? No…? Ok that’s fair.

  18. these pics are beautiful!! LOVE IT

  19. that shower looks beautiful & like it was such a blast!
    My mouth is watering for that french toast casserole…french toast is my fav breakfast :)

  20. Seriously looks like so much fun! :) I love that ring cake!!

    What a great weekend!

  21. Wow, Alyssa! What a party! You even had CAKE POPS! And macarons! I’ll book you now! :-)

    Your French toast casserole looks absolutely amazing. Yum. <3

  22. I am so glad you had such a fun weekend! I would have owned that bridal shower dessert bar. I am a sucker for buffet desserts…
    You and your friends look so cute! Love group photos :) Im a cheeseball.
    You know I will make that french toast – but I wont be able to help using whole wheat bread. Its how I do.

  23. OMG, everything looks gorgeous!!! absolutely adorable and delicious. Seriously start your wedding planning company NOW. :D cake pops + macaroons + pink = love

    -courtney

  24. I was going to say that im jealous of the froyo and sushi but pretty much everything in this post looks amazing! The bridal shower looks like it was a success :)

  25. I will definitely be making a casserole like that for house guests! Wow…

  26. Looks like such a fun weekend! Your top pic of froyo has totally gotten me in the mood to get some!!!

  27. The shower looks like it was gorgeous, the cake looks amazing! And I will definitely be bookmarking this recipe for future use, the casserole looks and sounds crazy good!

  28. What a gorgeous shower! I love the colors and the pretty theme. And I especially love the photos you took! You and your friends are all beautiful.

  29. Wow, the dessert table with the cotton candy twist, the flowers, and of course the macaroons look amazing. And I love the shower attire everyone is wearing in one pic. Loved this post and the recipe

  30. Oh my goodness, SO much yummy, pretty food in one post!! I am drooling. And healthy or not, that french toast casserole looks ridiculously AMAZING!! Butterscotch pudding = YUM!!

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