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Overnight Apple French Toast Recipe

French toast topped with a caramel apple mixture.
Prep Time8 hrs 15 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time8 hrs 50 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: baked french toast, best french toast, overnight baked apple french toast
Servings: 8
Calories: 485kcal


  • Large Skillet
  • 9x13-inch Baking Pan
  • Mixing Bowl
  • Plastic Wrap


  • 4 Tablespoons butter
  • 3 large apples diced
  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons water
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 loaf french bread (sliced into one inch thick slices)
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 2 cups whipped cream optional topping


  • Melt butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat and add apples.
  • Cook, stirring constantly, for 5 minutes.
  • Add brown sugar, water and cinnamon and cook and stir for 10 minutes or until apples are tender.
  • Spoon apple mixture into a 9 x 13 inch baking dish sprayed with nonstick cooking spray.
  • Place bread slices over apples.
  • In a mixing bowl, whisk together eggs, heavy whipping cream and vanilla until well combined.
  • Pour egg mixture over the bread slices.
  • Cover the dish with plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight (for about 8 hours).
  • In the morning, preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  • Bake, uncovered, for 35 minutes or until bread is golden brown.
  • Let sit for 5 minutes before serving.
  • Serve using a spatula, flipping toast over so the apple mixture is on top.
  • Serve with whipped cream, if desired.


  • We like Gala apples for this recipe.


Calories: 485kcal | Carbohydrates: 61g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 149mg | Sodium: 357mg | Potassium: 243mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 30g | Vitamin A: 871IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 94mg | Iron: 2mg