Baked PB&J French Toast

duration60 mins


  • 1 12-ounce loaf of day-old white bread, cut into 1-inch cubes;
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 cup light brown sugar , packed
  • ½ cup and 2 tbsp smooth peanut butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 6 eggs
  • ½ cup jam of your choice
  • ½ cup Maple Syrup


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Place the pieces of bread in the bottom of a 9 by 13-inch baking dish.
  2. Whisk the milk, brown sugar, ½ cup of the peanut butter, vanilla extract, and eggs in a large bowl. Combine until smooth. Pour the mixture over the bread in the baking dish. Let the bread soak up the mixture, about 10 minutes.
  3. Spread the jam over the bread.
  4. Bake in the oven for 40 to 45 minutes, or until puffed and golden brown.
  5. Cool on a wire rack for 5 minutes.
  6. Cut the French toast into squares. In a small bowl, mix together the remaining 2 tbsp of peanut butter and the maple syrup. Drizzle over the French toast.
Please be mindful of any allergies you and/or your family may have before you try out this recipe.