Make-Ahead Cinnamon Bun Casserole

Ready in
1 hr 15 min
This simple make ahead is a perfect blend of cinnamon, raisins, cream cheese and egg.

Serving Size


Estimated Cost*


Per Serving

Prep Time

15 min

Cooking Time

50 min

Price/Availability Effective Date: February 10, 2014


1 Cinnamon-raisin bread loaf, sliced
0.25 cup Brown Sugar
1.5 tsp Ground Cinnamon
1 tsp Vanilla
6 Egg
2.5 cups Milk
2 tbsp Icing Sugar
2 tbsp Pecans chopped


  1. Cut each bread slice diagonally in half twice to make 4 small triangles. Stand, with points up, in 13x9-inch baking dish sprayed with cooking spray.
  2. Mix 3/4 cup cream cheese and brown sugar in large bowl until blended. Stir in cinnamon and vanilla. Add eggs, 1 at a time, mixing well after each addition. Reserve 1 Tbsp. milk. Gradually whisk remaining milk into cream cheese mixture; pour over bread. Refrigerate 12 hours or up to 24 hours.
  3. Heat oven to 350ºF. Bake casserole, uncovered, 40 to 50 min. or until knife inserted in centre comes out clean and top is golden brown.
  4. Mix remaining cream cheese, icing sugar and reserved milk in small bowl until blended. Drizzle over casserole; sprinkle with nuts.

Recipe notes

Prepare using your favourite sweet bread, and substituting chocolate chips for the pecans.
This delicious make-ahead casserole can be refrigerated up to 24 hours before baking as directed.

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