Oven Baked Apple Cinnamon French Toast

I can't wait for you to make this recipe!

This Apple Cinnamon French Toast is such a great make ahead recipe for brunch or just a special breakfast. It’s both visually appealing and delicious. My family loves this recipe!

Grab your ingredients!

– 5 tablespoons butter – 2 large baking apples, peeled, cored, and sliced – 1 cup firmly packed dark-brown sugar – 2 tablespoons dark corn syrup – 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon – 8 1-inch-thick slices large French bread or egg bread (4 inches wide) – 1 cup milk – 3 large eggs – 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

The day before serving, prepare the apples and French toast. In large, heavy skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add apple slices and cook, stirring occasionally, until tender.

Step 1

Add brown sugar, corn syrup, and cinnamon to apples. Cook stirring, until brown sugar dissolves.

Step 2

Pour apple mixture into 13 by 9 inch baking pan and spread to even layer.

Step 3

Arrange bread slices in one layer on top of apple mixture. In medium-size bowl, with fork, beat eggs, milk, and vanilla extract until well mixed; pour over bread slices. 

Step 4

Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight. Day of serving, heat oven to 375 degrees. Remove plastic wrap from baking pan and bake french toast 30 to 35 minutes or until mixture is firm and bread is golden. Cool in pan 5 minutes.

Step 5

Invert serving tray over French toast and carefully turn both over to unmold so that apple layer is on top. spoon over bread any apple slices or syrup left in pan. Serve and enjoy!

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Hi, I'm Angela! I'm the Founder and content creator at About a Mom. I live in sunny Florida with my little girl. If you are seeking ideas and inspiration for family fun, mealtime, travel, or fun things to do in Florida, you will find it here.