Apple Cinnamon French Toast Casserole


From the Kitchen of Bonnie Browning, Executive Show Director

Serves 10-12


1 large load French bread, cut into 1-1/4-inch slices
3-1/2 cups milk
9 eggs
1-1/2 cups sugar, divided
1 Tablespoon vanilla
1/2 teaspoon salt
6 to 8 medium baking apples (McIntosh or Cortland), peeled and sliced
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
Optional: Powdered sugar


  • Place bread slices in greased 13″ x 9″ glass baking dish or casserole. No need to remove crust on bread.
  • Whisk milk, eggs, 1 cup sugar, vanilla, and salt in large bowl until well blended. Pour half of mixture over bread. Layer apple slices over bread. Pour remaining half of egg mixture over apples.
  • Combine remaining 1/2 cup sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg in small bowl; sprinkle over casserole. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Bake uncovered 1 hour or until eggs are set and knife pierces apple slice easily. Sprinkle with powdered sugar if desired.
  • Good treat for an office snack day. Creamy custard French toast with not-too-sweet apple topping! Enjoy!
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