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Cinnamon Apple French Toast Casserole

A great overnight breakfast casserole, this french toast casserole has great flavor with brioche, chunks of apples, and a cinnamon custard that creates a creamy casserole.
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Prep Time:10 mins
Cook Time:45 mins
Soak Time:30 mins
Total Time:1 hr 25 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 loaf brioche bread
  • 1 can apple pie filling
  • 8 eggs
  • cups milk
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon

Topping

  • ½ cup butter
  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp salt

Instructions

  • Slice the brioche bread into chunks. I sliced each slice of brioche into 9 pieces.
  • Place the brioche chunks into a large buttered baking dish.
  • Empty the apple pie filing onto a cutting board and cut the apple chunks into bite-sized pieces.
  • Sprinkle the apple chunks over the top of the brioche pieces.
  • In a bowl, whisk together the eggs, milk, heavy cream, sugar, vanilla, and cinnnamon.
  • Pour the egg mixture over the top of the brioche chunks.

Baking Now or Later

  • If you want to bake the french toast casserole now proceed to the topping section and preheat your oven to 350°.
  • If you want to wait to the next morning to bake, cover with plastic wrap and place in your refrigerator until the next day.

Topping

  • If your casserole has been in the refrigerator overnight, remove the place on your counter.
  • Preheat your oven to 350°. In a small saucepan, melt your butter.
  • Once the butter is melted, add the brown sugar, cinnamon, and salt.
  • Stir until it's all combined, then drizzle on top of the breakfast casserole.

Baking

  • Bake the casserole for 45-60 minutes until the top of the casserole is browning.
  • Let it cool 15-20 minutes before serving.

Notes

The leftover casserole can be stored in an airtight container for up to 5 days.
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: apple, French Toast
Servings: 12
Cost: 12