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French toast on a blue rectangular plate with one dollop of wipped cream
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Lazy Strawberry Cheesecake French Toast Recipe

This crockpot French toast casserole is a "Must-Try" recipe. Fresh sweet strawberries and dolops of creamy cheesecake slow cooked together with the classic flavors of French toast. Brunch will never be the same!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time2 hrs
Total Time2 hrs 20 mins
Course: Breakfast, Brunch
Cuisine: American
Keyword: crockpot french toast, slow cooker french toast, strawberry cheesecake french toast
Servings: 8
Calories: 457kcal
Author: The Lazy slow cooker

Equipment

  • 3.5 oz slow cooker or larger (works well with a casserole crockpot
  • knives and spoons
  • measuring spoons and cups

Ingredients

  • 1 large loaf stale french bread
  • 8 eggs
  • cup milk of choice I use skim milk
  • ¾ cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 heaping cup fresh cleaned and cut strawberries
  • 6 oz whipped cream cheese
  • ¼+ cup powdered sugar
  • non-stick cooking spray

Instructions

  • cut french loaf into large cubes (about 2" each)
  • beat eggs together with milk, cream and vanilla
  • add bread into egg mixture and stir. set aside and allow the bread to absorb all of the egg mixture
  • While bread is absorbing, clean and cut strawberries into bite sized pieces.
  • in a separate bowl, mix together whipped cream cheese and ¼ cup powdered sugar
  • when all egg mixture has been absorbed by the bread, gently stir in strawberries
  • spray slow cooker or slow cooker liner with non-stick spray
  • add half of bread/strawberry mixture into slow cooker
  • use a teaspoon to drop dollops of the cream cheese mixture on top of the bread/strawberry mixture
  • add remainder of bread/strawberry mixture to slow cooker
  • use teaspoon to distribute dollops of remaining cream cheese mixture on top
  • cover and cook on high for approximately two hours. You can confirm cooking is complete by checking the temperature of center most point of the dish (middle) with a food thermometer. Cooked egg dishes are considered safe to eat at 165°F
  • sprinkle top with powdered sugar and enjoy!

Notes

**  calories estimates do not include any toppings