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Apple French Toast Casserole

Apple French Toast Casserole is like a heavenly combination of french toast and apple pie. This baked french toast recipe is always a huge hit for gathering. You can prepare ahead, let it sit overnight and bake the next morning.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Resting Time30 mins
Total Time1 hr 40 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Apple French Toast Casserole
Servings: 9 people
Author: Jill

Ingredients

Apple mixture ingredients

  • 3 cup gala apples chopped
  • 3 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon

French toast mixture ingredients

  • 1- french bread day old loaf cubed into 1 piece
  • 1- brioche bread day old loaf cubed into 1 piece
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cup milk whole
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 2 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 2 tsp cinnamon ground

Crumb ingredients

  • cup flour
  • cup rolled old fashioned oats
  • ½ cup light brown sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon ground
  • ¼ tsp kosher salt
  • ¼ cup butter unsalted cold and cubed into small pieces

Instructions

  • Spray a 9x13 baking dish with pam baking spray and set aside
  • Using a large bowl, mix the apples, sugar, and cinnamon. Set aside
  • Using a large bowl, combine the french bread and the brioche bread
  • Sprinkle half of the bread mixture into the baking dish
  • Toss the other half of the bread mixture with the apples and then pour the mixture into the bakingdish
  • Using a large bowl, whisk the eggs until lightly beaten
  • Whisk in the milk, ½ C sugar, 2 tsp pure vanilla extract, and 2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • Pour the milk mixture over the bread and apples in the baking dish
  • Lightly press the bread mixture down to make sure it becomes completely coated in the milk mixture
  • Cover with plastic wrap and place into the fridge overnight
  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and remove the french toast from the fridge and allow it to rest on the counter for 30 minutes
  • Using a medium bowl, make the crumble by whisking the flour, oats, brown sugar, cinnamon andsalt until combined then add in the butter cubes
  • Using a pastry or fork, cut the butter into the dry ingredients to create a crumble type mixture
  • Sprinkle the crumble mixture on top of the french toast and bake in the oven for 45-60 minutesor until the top is set and firm in the middle If needed, tent with foil and bake for an additional 10-15 minutes or until the center is setRemove from oven and allow to cool for 45 minutes before servingServe with maple syrup and fresh whipped cream!