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baked apple french toast // cait's plate

baked apple french toast

  • Author: Cait
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30-40 minutes
  • Total Time: 35-45 minutes
  • Yield: 4-6 servings 1x
  • Category: breakfast


whole grain bread and crisp apples are combined with warm spices and brown sugar for all the flavor of an apple pie, baked right into your morning meal! 



For the French Toast:

  • 1 loaf whole grain bread, cut or torn into 2” cubes
  • 10 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 teaspoons apple pie spice
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 12 apples, peeled & diced (peeling is optional, I peel my apples so Owen can eat this too)

For the Streusel (optional, but highly recommended!):

  • 1/2 cup white whole wheat flour
  • 1/4 cup rolled oatmeal
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon apple pie spice
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoon crushed walnuts
  • 4 tablespoons room temperature butter


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and grease a 9×13 inch baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, add eggs, vanilla, apple pie spice, brown sugar and milk.  Whisk until well combined.
  3. Layer half the bread into the pan and sprinkle with half the apples.  Repeat with remaining bread cubes and apple.
  4. Pour egg mixture over the entire dish.
  5. Meanwhile, combine streusel ingredients in a small mixing bowl then sprinkle over the top.
  6. Bake for 30 to 40 minutes or until the edges of the bread are just golden brown.
  7. Allow to cool for 5 minutes before serving.


  • French toast will keep tightly covered in the fridge for up to 4 days.

Keywords: breakfast, french toast, whole grain, vegetarian, brunch, apples

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