French Toast Bake with Cream Cheese & Maple Syrup | Kid Friendly Things To Do

French toast bake recipe

Delicious make-ahead French Toast Bake with Cream Cheese



  • 12 slices of white bread – cubed

Cream Cheese Filling:

  • 8 oz. of cream cheese cubed
  • 1/4 cup of powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp of vanilla extract

Milk Mixture:

  • 8 large eggs – whisked
  • 1 tsp. of cinnamon
  • 1 cup of milk – 2% or whole
  • 1/2 cup of maple syrup
  • 1 tsp. of vanilla extract


  • In a greased 2&1/2 qt. baking dish, spread half of the cubed bread
  • In a medium sized bowl, mix the cream cheese, powdered sugar, and vanilla extract
  • Place spoonfuls of the cream cheese mixture on top of the cubed bread
  • Top with the rest of the bread
  • In another medium to large bowl, mix the eggs, cinnamon, milk, syrup and extract
  • Pour the milk mixture over the bread
  • Cover and refrigerate for 4 hours or overnight
  • Cover with foil to bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes then bake an additional 20 minutes without the foil
  • Serve with cinnamon and syrup


  • Store any leftovers covered in the refrigerator for up to 4 days
  • To reheat, place on a microwave proof plate and microwave until heated through
  • Serve with syrup