Baked French Toast Casserole with Cranberries
Looking for the best Baked French Toast Casserole with Cranberries? This is the perfect Christmas morning breakfast idea. This recipe can be made in the Instant Pot, slow cooker or in the oven.
Baked french toast casserole
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kosher salt divided
eggs slightly beaten
zest from 1 large orange
pure vanilla extract
Loaf of 1 day old Challah bread cubed
Spray a 7inch springform pan with pam baking spray. If making this in the slow cooker, just use the slow cooker cooking pot.
Cover the bottom with parchment paper
Using a medium saucepot, bring cranberries, orange juice, 1/2 cup sugar, 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon, and 1/4 teaspoon salt to a boil in a saucepan over medium-high heat.
Cook until the berries have popped and thickened slightly about 5 minutes. Remove from heat
Pour the cranberries into the springform pan
In a large bowl, whisk together melted butter and 1/2 cup sugar.
Add milk, beaten eggs, orange zest, vanilla, and salt. Mix in cubed bread.
Let rest until the bread absorbs the milk, stirring occasionally.
Spread bread mixture on top of cranberry sauce in pan.
If you are making this in a slow cooker or in the oven, let the casserole sit for 2 hours or overnight.
Instant Pot Directions
Pour 1 cup water into the pressure cooking pot and place the trivet in the bottom.
Cover with foil and place the springform on top of the trivet
Lock the lid in place.
Select High Pressure and set the timer for 25 minutes. When beep sounds, turn off pressure cooker, and do a quick pressure release to release the pressure.
When the valve drops carefully remove lid.
Remove dish from and place onto the counter to cool completely
Set the oven to 350.
Cover and bake for 20 minutes. Remove the cover and bake for 25 more minutes.
Slow Cooker Directions
After removing the slow cooker from the refrigerator, cook the french toast casserole for 4 hours on high or 6-7 hours on low.
Top with Whipped cream and serve warm
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