If fall is your favorite time of year, then no matter if it is April or October, this scrumptious breakfast will have you longing for cooler weather. With some tempting Apple Cinnamon French Toast Bake in your oven, the smell of rich cinnamon and sweet baked apples will fill your house with the beautiful aroma of the season that you love most. Don’t be mistaken, these heavy-creamed French baguettes infused with the orchard-fresh apples and warm seasonal spices makes this delectable bounty welcome on your table any day of the year. When you are feeling a little melancholy and need a seasonal vacay, reach for this refreshing Apple Cinnamon French Toast Bake. It’ll help transport your morning to a crisp, new start. Even if April showers don’t always bring May flowers, you will for sure “fall” in love with this treat that’s great for any season!

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Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/3 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 French baguettes, sliced
  • 2 small Granny Smith apples, thinly sliced
  • powdered sugar, to taste, for serving

Directions

Step 1 –Grease a 9×13-inch baking dish.

Step 2 –Heat the butter in a small saucepan until it browns and smells nutty. Let it cool.

Step 3 –Whisk the eggs, the milk, the heavy cream, the maple syrup, the cinnamon, the nutmeg, the ginger, the salt, and the vanilla together until well-combined.

Step 4 –Drizzle the cooled butter into the milk mixture and stir to mix well.

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Step 5 –Layer the baguette slices and the apple slices in the prepared baking pan.

Step 6 –Pour the milk mixture over the bread and the apples and let them soak, at least 20 minutes at room temperature or overnight in the refrigerator.

Step 7 –Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

Step 8 –Bake the French toast, covered, for 30 minutes.

Step 9 –Uncover the dish and bake until it is heated through, about 10-15 minutes.

Step 10 –Top the French toast with the powdered sugar and serve.