Apple-Almond Cinnamon Strata


While most egg casseroles are savory, this one is sweet. Think apple pie, nutty custard.

Apple-Almond Cinnamon Strata
Prep Time:
20 mins
Chill Time:
2 hrs
Bake Time:
50 mins
Stand Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
3 hrs 25 mins


  • 1 1 pound loaf cinnamon-raisin bread, cut into 1-inch pieces

  • 8 eggs, lightly beaten

  • 2 cup milk

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon almond extract

  • 1 21 ounce can apple pie filling

  • ½ cup slivered almonds, toasted

  • Ground cinnamon or powdered sugar


  1. Spread bread pieces in a greased 3-quart rectangular baking dish; set aside. In a large bowl whisk together eggs, milk, salt, and almond extract. Stir in apple pie filling and half of the almonds. Carefully pour apple mixture over the bread in baking dish. Press bread pieces down into the egg mixture with a wooden spoon. Sprinkle with remaining almonds. Cover and chill for 2 to 24 hours.

  2. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Bake, uncovered, about 50 minutes or until the internal temperature registers 170 degrees F on an instant-read thermometer. Let stand for 15 minutes before serving. Lightly sprinkle cinnamon or sift powdered sugar over the top before serving. Makes 8 servings.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

387 Calories
13g Fat
55g Carbs
15g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 387
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g 17%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 216mg 72%
Sodium 422mg 18%
Total Carbohydrate 55g 20%
Total Sugars 15g
Protein 15g
Calcium 161.5mg 12%
Iron 2.5mg 14%
Potassium 382mg 8%
Folate, total 48.4mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.9mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.2mg

*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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