Baked Raspberry French Toast Casserole Cream Cheese Recipe

This make-ahead baked raspberry french toast casserole cream cheese recipe has always been a favorite. It is delicious and makes a beautiful presentation.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword french toast casserole cream cheese
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 16
Calories 325kcal
Author Katie Crenshaw, A Fork's Tale


  • 16 oz Challah- cubed
  • 8 oz cream cheese cut into small pieces
  • 3 cups half and half
  • ΒΌ cup melted butter
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/3 cup real maple syrup
  • 2 cups fresh raspberries
  • 10 oz jar raspberry preserves


  • Arrange half of cubed bread in a lightly greased 13x9in casserole dish.
  • Sprinkle cream cheese pieces evenly over bread.
  • Top with remaining bread.
  • Whisk together eggs, butter, half and half, and maple syrup.
  • Pour over bread, pressing bread cubes to absorb egg mixture.
  • Cover and chill 8 hours.
  • Bake covered at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.
  • Bake an additional 30 minutes uncovered.
  • Heat raspberry preserves in a saucepan over low heat until completely melted.
  • Top French toast casserole with raspberries.
  • Drizzle raspberry preserves over the French toast casserole. Serve.


*Note: You can substitute Challah Bread for French Bread.


Calories: 325kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 116mg | Sodium: 455mg | Potassium: 145mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 10.1% | Vitamin C: 7.1% | Calcium: 12.4% | Iron: 6.7%