King's Hawaiian Bread French Toast Casserole

King's Hawaiian Bread French Toast Casserole

This Hawaiian roll French toast bake is seriously genius. You've got to try it!

Kings Hawaiian Bread French Toast Casserole
Kings Hawaiian Bread French Toast Casserole
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Breakfast doesn't get any better than this!

This delicious overnight French toast casserole is made using King's Hawaiian rolls. You'll love how easy this recipe is to make ahead, and your family will love how amazing it tastes!

Using King's Hawaiian rolls for a French toast bake is really a no brainer. The sweet, fluffy rolls are perfect for soaking up a rich custard. During baking the bread becomes gooey on the inside and crisp on the outside. Plus, we added plenty of tropical ingredients to this recipe to make it even better! Sliced bananas, shredded coconut, vanilla, and cinnamon all combine for a flavor that will have you going back for seconds.

What are you waiting for? Get started on this recipe now!


Preparation Time10 min

Cooking Time45 min

Difficulty LevelEasy


  • 1 package KING'S HAWAIIAN dinner rolls or 1 loaf KING'S HAWAIIAN bread
  • 2 bananas, sliced, plus more for garnish
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 6 eggs
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 cup sweetened shredded coconut

King's Hawaiian Overnight French Toast Casserole


  1. Generously butter a 9 x 13-inch baking dish. Cut the rolls or bread into cubes and place in the baking dish. Sprinkle the banana slices on top and gently toss. NOTE: Baking the bread at 350 degrees F for 10 minutes or until crispy before placing it in the baking pan will help it absorb the egg mixture.

  2. In a bowl, whisk together the milk and eggs. Stir in vanilla, sugar, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, and coconut. Pour the egg mixture over the bread, cover and refrigerate overnight (or at least 30 minutes). 

  3. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Sprinkle the top of the casserole with extra coconut if desired.

  4. Cover and bake for 30 minutes, uncover and bake for 15 minutes more. Casserole is done when a fork inserted in the center comes out clean.

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I'm normally not a big fan of French toast but this is just waiting for me to make it. Hawaiian bread and rolls are always a staple in my home and who could blame me...they're amazing! I think the only thing missing in this recipe is pineapple or maybe even some other tropical fruit which would be wonderful with the bananas and coconut. Yum!!!

YUM!! This looks amazing. What a perfect weekend breakfast.


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