Apple Baked French Toast

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This delicious breakfast casserole is perfect for anyone that enjoys a sweet bite to start the day. Prep this beauty up to 24 hours in advance so all you have to do in the morning is pop it in the oven.

overhead view of Apple Baked French Toast in white casserole dish
Photo: Blaine Moats
Hands On Time:
25 mins
Bake Time:
35 mins
Stand Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
70 mins
Servings:
12

Ingredients

  • Nonstick cooking spray

  • 2 9 ounce loaves baguette-style French bread

  • 1 large red-skin cooking apple (such as Jonathan or Gala) cored and chopped

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

  • 4 eggs, lightly beaten

  • 1 cup milk

  • ½ cup caramel-flavor ice cream topping

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • ¼ teaspoon ground ginger

  • teaspoon ground nutmeg

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Coat a 2-qt. rectangular baking dish with cooking spray. Trim ends off baguettes and discard. Cut remaining baguettes crosswise into 1/2-inch slices. Arrange bread slices on edges in the prepared baking dish. Top bread with apple. Brush apple with lemon juice.

  2. In a medium bowl whisk together eggs, milk, 2 Tbsp. of the ice cream topping, the vanilla, cinnamon, ginger, and nutmeg. Slowly pour egg mixture over bread, making sure to pour between each slice.

  3. Bake, uncovered, 35 to 40 minutes or until top is golden brown, apple is tender, and mixture is heated through. Let stand 10 minutes before serving. Drizzle with remaining ice cream topping.

To Make Ahead

Prepare as directed through Step 2. Cover and chill 2 to 24 hours. Bake as directed.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

202 Calories
3g Fat
36g Carbs
7g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 202
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g 4%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 64mg 21%
Sodium 326mg 14%
Total Carbohydrate 36g 13%
Total Sugars 13g
Protein 7g
Vitamin C 0.5mg 3%
Calcium 58mg 4%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 124mg 3%
Folate, total 62mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.3mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.1mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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