This week’s recipe presents creamy, dreamy, and drool-worthy bites of a sweet Cinnamon Roll Brioche Toast Casserole!
A brioche bread infused with a sugary cinnamon mix of eggs, milk, and vanilla, topped with a smooth and creamy layer of homemade frosting!
This casserole is straight up perfect for any family gathering, holiday breakfast, or brunch!
Cinnamon Roll Brioche Toast Casserole
This Cinnamon Roll Brioche Toast Casserole is a literal dream in disguise! This recipe presents everything your tastes buds could ever need! Sweet? Check! Oh-so-delicious? Absolutely! Effortless? You bet!
You just found yourself your newest family-friendly sweet casserole for an impressive breakfast or brunch serving! And the best part? Consider this recipe cinnamon rolls’ deconstructed cousin!
Oh! And can we talk about how amazingly good your house will smell by the end of this cooking session? Ditch those scented candles, you just found something way better!
The Sweetest Breakfast or Brunch
Here’s How to Serve Your Cinnamon Roll Brioche Toast
I’ve said it once and I will say it again, no matter how amazingly looking, tasting, and smelling a dish is, we will always look for that extra something to give it an enhancing kick!
So you really don’t want to leave your Cinnamon Roll Brioche Toast Casserole stranded alone in the middle of a breakfast table; give it a buddy for the ride!
Serve your casserole with some fresh fruits like apple slices, raisins, or blueberries.
Also, take that sweetness up a notch by topping your Cinnamon Roll Brioche Toast with extra powdered sugar, chocolate chips, Nutella, whipped cream, or peanut butter!
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Recipe Variations You Will Love!
Although this Cinnamon Roll Brioche Toast Casserole is just the sweetest morning wake up call one could ever ask for, you can still play around a bit and make it your own. Here are some recipe variations I am sure you will absolutely enjoy!
Make it extra special for those loved ones by adding 2 cups of chopped pineapple or apples to the bread mix before you let it soak.
You can also add extra spices to your spice mix such as nutmeg, ginger, cardamom, or anything you think will take this recipe up a notch!
Sweet Cinnamon Infused Bites!
If you are ever left with leftovers of your delicious Cinnamon Roll Brioche Toast Casserole, then don’t you worry because not a single bite will go to waste! Here are all the storing tips you need to know for this recipe!
Store: Store your leftover Cinnamon Roll Brioche Toast in an airtight container in the fridge for about 3 days.
Reheat: When you are ready for another delicious breakfast or brunch, then reheat your leftovers in the oven or microwave for a few minutes.
Freeze: I wouldn’t necessarily recommend freezing a Cinnamon Roll Brioche Toast, but if you must, then allow it to cool completely after baking, wrap it tightly in foil, then place in an airtight container in the fridge. It should last for about 2 months.
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Tips for a Perfect Cinnamon Roll Brioche Toast!
1: If you like your icing to be looser, simply add 1 tablespoons of milk at a time until desired consistency is achieved.
2: If you can, leave the soaked bread for 2 hours, or overnight, covered in the fridge to cook later.
3: If you are into a more balanced tangy sweetness, then add a splash of lemon juice to your frosting.
Enjoy a Dreamy Creamy Bite!
Frequently Asked Questions
If your casserole turned out to be soggy, then you have either soaked it for too long, or baked it at low oven temperature. Make sure you avoid these issues, and problem solved!
Now I don’t know what overnight means for some people, but this recipe recommends you soak the bread for a maximum of 8 hours. Longer than that, and you will be left with soggy results.
For this recipe, any thick bread will work just fine. I recommend using brioche or French toast, but you can also use challah or Texas toast.
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The Ingredients You Will Need
- brioche bread or French toast
- whole milk
- vanilla extract
- brown sugar (or light brown sugar)
- cream cheese
- powdered sugar
Bake, Bite, Brag!
Follow The Instructions
First, cut the brioche or French toast horizontally then vertically until you have 1-11/2 inch cubes.
Second, place the cubes of bread in a prepared baking sheet spayed with cooking oil spray.
Next, to a blender, add eggs, whole milk, brown sugar, cinnamon, vanilla and blend on high until all the ingredients are well incorporated.
Then, evenly pour the mixture all over the cubed bread then cover with foil and bake at 350°F for 35 minutes (20 minutes covered, then 15 minutes uncovered).
Finally, evenly spread the frosting while warm over the baked brioche bread using a spatula. Enjoy warm!
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Let’s Make The Frosting!
Start by whisking in a bowl the cream cheese (room temperature) with a hand mixer.
Turn it off, and add ½ cup of powdered sugar, ¼ cup of milk, and ½ teaspoon of vanilla. Whisk on low speed, then high speed, until smooth and whipped.
Nothing beats Homemade frosting!
Step By Step Guide Just for You!
Step 1: Cut The Bread
Step 2: Get Them Ready
Step 3: Prepare The Mixture
Step 4: Pour The Mixture and Bake!
Step 5: Time for The Frosting
Step 6: Layer The Frosting
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Cinnamon Roll Brioche Toast Casserole
- 1½ loaves brioche bread or French toast about 15 oz per loaf
- 4 eggs
- 2½ cups whole milk
- 2½ tbsp. cinnamon
- 1 tbsp. vanilla extract
- ½ cup brown sugar (or light brown sugar)
- 1 8 oz cream cheese
- ½ tsp. vanilla
- ¼ cup milk
- ½ cup powdered sugar
Prepare the Brioche
- Cut the brioche, or French toast, horizontally and then vertically until you have 1- 1½ inch cubes.
- Place the cubes of bread in a prepared baking sheet spayed with cooking oil spray.
- To a blender, add eggs, whole milk, brown sugar, cinnamon, vanilla and blend on high until all the ingredients are well incorporated.
- Evenly pour the mixture all over the cubed bread, then cover with foil and bake at 350°F for 35 minutes; 20 minutes covered, then 15 minutes uncovered.
- While still warm, evenly spread the frosting using a spatula over the baked brioche bread. Enjoy warm.
- In a bowl, whisk cream cheese (room temperature) with a hand mixer.
- Turn it off, add ½ cup of powdered sugar, ¼ cup of milk, and ½ teaspoon of vanilla. Whisk on low speed, then high speed, until smooth and whipped.
- If you like your icing to be looser, simply add 1 tablespoons of milk at a time until desired consistency is achieved.
- If you can, leave the soaked bread for 2 hours, or overnight, covered in the fridge to cook later.
- If you are into a more balanced tangy sweetness, then add a splash of lemon juice to your frosting.