Deliciously Spiced Overnight Eggnog French Toast: A Festive Holiday Breakfast!

overnight eggnog french toast
overnight eggnog french toast

Are you looking for a delicious and festive breakfast option to serve to your family and friends during the holiday season? Look no further than overnight eggnog French toast! This indulgent dish combines the classic flavors of eggnog with the comforting goodness of French toast, resulting in a breakfast that is sure to impress. Plus, with the convenience of preparing it the night before, you can have a stress-free morning while still serving a mouthwatering meal.

Recipe: Overnight Eggnog French Toast

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 45 minutes

Servings: 6


1 loaf of French bread, preferably a day old
4 eggs
2 cups of eggnog
1 tablespoon of vanilla extract
1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon of ground nutmeg
1/4 cup of granulated sugar
1/4 cup of unsalted butter, melted
Powdered sugar, for dusting
Maple syrup, for serving


Grease a 9×13-inch baking dish with butter or cooking spray.
Slice the French bread into 1-inch thick slices and arrange them in a single layer in the prepared baking dish.
In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the eggs, eggnog, vanilla extract, cinnamon, nutmeg, and granulated sugar until well combined.
Pour the eggnog mixture evenly over the bread slices. Use a fork or your hands to press down on the bread to ensure it absorbs the liquid.
Cover the baking dish with plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight, or for at least 4 hours.
When ready to bake, preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C).
Remove the plastic wrap from the baking dish and drizzle the melted butter over the bread slices.
Bake for 40-45 minutes, or until the French toast is golden brown and cooked through.
Remove from the oven and let it cool for a few minutes. Dust with powdered sugar and serve with maple syrup.

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Now you can enjoy a hassle-free and delicious breakfast with your loved ones during the holiday season. This overnight eggnog French toast is a true crowd-pleaser, combining the flavors of festive eggnog with the classic comfort of French toast. The best part is that you can prepare it the night before, allowing you to spend less time in the kitchen and more time enjoying the company of your guests. So why wait? Try this delightful recipe and make your mornings merrier!