Slice of French Toast Casserole with Blackberries covered with blackberry syrup and a baking dish and jar of blackberry syrup in the back

Baked French Toast Casserole With Blackberry Syrup

Crusty bread is baked in a lightly-sweetened creamy custard with blackberries, then topped with blackberry syrup.

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 408 kcal
Author Amy


  • 1 Loaf Crusty bread 16 oz
  • 6 Eggs
  • 1.5 Cups Milk
  • 1 Cup Whole milk Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 Cup Maple syrup or honey
  • 1 Tsp Vanilla extract
  • 2 Cups Frozen blackberries

Blackberry Syrup


French Toast Casserole

  1. In a large bowl, whisk together eggs, yogurt, milk, vanilla, and maple syrup together. Set aside.

  2. Cut bread into strips and layer half into a 9x13 pan. 

  3. Scatter 1 cup frozen blackberries throughout bread, then layer remaining bread, and top with remaining frozen blackberries.

  4. Pour custard over top. Allow to soak in; refrigerate at least 30 minutes to an hour.

  5. Preheat oven to 350. Lightly pat down any bread that floated up a bit. Place into oven for 45 minutes to an hour.

Blackberry Syrup

  1. Over medium heat, add blackberries and maple syrup and bring to a boil. Allow to simmer for 5-10 minutes. 

  2. In a small cup, make a slurry with cornstarch and vanilla. Pour into blackberry maple syrup mixture, bring to a boil for a minute until thickened, and then take off of heat to cool. Store in the refrigerator for 4-7 days. If it lasts that long.

Recipe Notes

Some loafs are smaller than others. If you loaf is on the smaller size you may need to use less of the custard mixture. 

Nutrition Facts
Baked French Toast Casserole With Blackberry Syrup
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 408 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5g 8%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 128mg 43%
Sodium 337mg 14%
Potassium 435mg 12%
Total Carbohydrates 73g 24%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Sugars 38g
Protein 15g 30%
Vitamin A 8.1%
Vitamin C 18.3%
Calcium 19.5%
Iron 16%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.