Italian Easter Bread Breakfast Casserole, a fast and easy Delicious French Toast type Breakfast Casserole, Cinnamon and Brown Sugar make it Perfect!
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5 from 2 votes

Italian Easter Bread Breakfast Casserole

Italian Easter Bread Breakfast Casserole, an easy Cinnamon Breakfast Bake, a crunchy topping makes it Perfect, no need for an overnight soak.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American/Italian
Servings: 8
Calories: 183kcal
Author: Rosemary Molloy / An Italian in my Kitchen



  • 4 cups Colomba medium cubed (or any sweet bread)
  • 2 tablespoons butter melted
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 1/4 cups milk
  • 1 1/2 -2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/2 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  • 1/2 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 3 tablespoons butter



  • Pre-heat oven to 375° F.  Use a 9 1/2 x 6 1/2 inch casserole dish.
    In a medium bowl whisk together eggs and milk until well combined, whisk in cinnamon, brown sugar and salt.
    Add melted butter to casserole dish, top with cubed sweet bread, pour egg mixture on top, stir gently to combine, set aside.
    Top soaked bread cubes with crumb mixture, bake for approximately 45-60 minutes until puffy and baked through.  Let sit 5 minutes, serve with maple syrup or powdered sugar.  Enjoy!


  • In a small bowl mix together cinnamon, brown sugar and flour, cut in butter and combine to form small crumbs.


Calories: 183kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 84mg | Sodium: 249mg | Potassium: 107mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 370IU | Calcium: 89mg | Iron: 1mg