Overnight Blueberry French Toast Casserole in the Crockpot

Mornings can be hectic especially around the holidays and often you need a delicious breakfast that you can reach for that doesn’t need hours to make. This delicious blueberry overnight french toast casserole is perfect. Using the crockpot you can prepare the night before and wake up to the delicious smell of blueberries throughout the house. So here you go our favourite holiday breakfast an overnight Blueberry French Toast Casserole in the slow cooker.

Breakfast Blueberry French Toast Casserole

This casserole is not just a morning lifesaver; it’s a recipe that speaks of home, comfort, and the joy of eating together. It’s a warm hug on a plate. The tartness of the blueberries cuts through the sweetness of the custard-soaked bread, with little pockets of cream cheese creating a dance of flavors that even my fussiest eater can’t resist.

sideview of a delicious breakfast casserole with blueberries and a creamy cheese mixture.

Perfect for holidays, weekend brunches, or just because—we all deserve a sweet start to the day. And the best part? It’s a make-ahead recipe and not make it all up and refrigerate overnight, You actually let the crockpot do the cooking and it’s ready for morning. This means you can enjoy those precious extra minutes in bed (we all know how rare they are) before starting your day.

So, there you have it. A no-fuss, all-flavor, family-approved overnight breakfast casserole that will change your mornings for the better.

slow cooker breakfast casserole recipe

Ingredients for your

  • 1 cup milk
  • 10 eggs
  • 2/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 loaf French bread, cut into cubes
  • 2 cups frozen blueberries
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, cubed

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How to Make Your Lazy Blueberry French Toast Casserole

1. Generously coat the inside of your slow cooker with non-stick cooking spray or use a crockpot liner to prevent sticking.

the wet ingredients for making a breakfast casserole, eggs, milk and vanilla extract all ready to be whisked together.

2. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the milk, eggs, brown sugar, vanilla extract, and cinnamon until well combined.

a layer of French bread cubed in the bottom of a crockpot for a breakfast casserole.

3. Begin assembling the layers by arranging a portion of the bread cubes snugly in the slow cooker’s base.

cream cheese cubes and blueberries over the top of a layer of bread cubed in the slow cooker for a delicious lazy weekend breakfast casserole.

4. Scatter a cup of blueberries and half of the cream cheese cubes over the bread.

5. Gently pour half of the egg mixture over the first layer, ensuring the liquid seeps into the nooks and crannies.

Egg and milk mixture (custard) poured over the cream cheese, blueberries and cubes of bread in the crockpot for a delicious casserole.

6. Repeat the layers once more, ending with the remaining egg mixture poured over the top.

7. Set your slow cooker to low and cook for 4 to 5 hours. The low and slow process is perfect for busy moms – just set it up the night before and wake up to a delectable morning feast.

cream cheese spread over the top of the slow cooker breakfast casserole with blueberries.

8. Once done, the cream cheese will have softened to a spreadable delight. Take a knife and gently spread it across the top of the casserole, creating a creamy topping that complements the juicy, tart blueberries.

a spoon showing the delicious French toast breakfast casserole with blueberries and cream cheese. The perfect holiday breakfast for families.

9. Serve this crockpot blueberry French toast hot from the slow cooker, and watch it become the centerpiece of your holiday breakfast or brunch. It’s the perfect, stress-free dish that allows you to enjoy more time with family and less time in the kitchen.

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Slow Cooker Blueberry French Toast Breakfast Casserole Recipe
Yield: 6 people

Slow Cooker French Toast and Blueberry Breakfast Casserole

a portion of the delicious homemade overnight blueberry French Toast breakfast casserole.

A yummy lazy Sunday breakfast casserole to make ahead in the slow cooker. This delicious French Toast and Blueberries is perfect for kid's sleepovers too!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 10 minutes


  • 1 cup milk
  • 10 eggs
  • 2/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 loaf Italian bread, cut into cubes
  • 2 cups frozen blueberries
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, cubed


  1. Spray the bowl of the slow cooker with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the milk, eggs, brown sugar, vanilla extract, and cinnamon. Set aside.
  3. Place a layer of cubed bread in the bottom of the slow cooker.
  4. Top the bread with one cup of frozen blueberries, half the cream cheese, and half the egg mixture.
  5. Create a second layer of bread, blueberries, and cream cheese. Pour the remaining egg mixture over the top.
  6. Cook on low for four to five hours.
  7. When the cooking time is up, spread the melted cream cheese over the top of the casserole with a knife
    before serving.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 584Total Fat: 25gSaturated Fat: 11gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 11gCholesterol: 351mgSodium: 681mgCarbohydrates: 69gFiber: 4gSugar: 28gProtein: 21g

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  1. So, you can leave this out overnight with eggs in it? Or can you wait till the morning of?

  2. You cook in the slow cooker overnight so the eggs are cooking the time, it’s around 5 hrs but if you go a little over 6 or 7 I’ve found it works well and tastes delicious too.

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