Something Sweet For Mom

Cinnamon Roll French Toast Casserole

This Mother’s Day, start mom’s day off with a little something sweet. And nothing says good morning like a cinnamon roll French toast bake. Easy to make and easier to eat, get the kids involved in the kitchen and whip up a little something special for mom.

Cinnamon Roll French Toast Casserole

Serves 6-8

2 tubes cinnamon roll dough, refrigerated, with icing
4 Tbsp. butter, melted
6 eggs
½ cup milk
2 tsp. cinnamon
½ tsp. nutmeg
¼ tsp. pumpkin pie spice
2 tsp. vanilla extract
½ cup maple syrup
Optional mix-ins like raisins, chocolate chips or nuts
Optional toppings like whipped cream or fruit

1. Cut and quarter the cinnamon rolls into chunks.

2. In a separate bowl, whisk the eggs, milk, vanilla and spices. Set aside.

3. Pour the butter on the bottom of a 9 x 13-inch glass baking dish. Spread the cinnamon roll chunks evenly over the butter. If desired, add in mix-ins.

4. Pour the liquid mixture over the cinnamon rolls and drizzle maple syrup.

5. Bake at 375°F for 25 min or until golden brown.

6. Top with icing and, if desired, fruit and whipped cream. Enjoy!

—Recipe courtesy of Jennifer Fauci

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Jennifer Fauci
Jennifer Fauci is the former managing editor of Long Island Weekly, Anton Media Group's award-winning special sections and Anton’s local magazines. Her passion for literature, travel and the arts lend to the unique content in her publications. In her time at Anton, she has received first place in the Folio Awards, second place for the NYPA awards and is the recipient of six PCLI awards.

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