Crispy on the outside but soft and moist on the inside, these French toast slices are smothered in caramel apples and sauce, and if that wasn’t enough to get your tastebuds in a tizzy, they’re also dusted with a layer of powdered sugar for some extra sweetness and eye appeal!
Once you’ve tasted our recipe for Apple Cinnamon French toast, you will not be able to resist! You’ll be finding ways to include this delightful treat in your weekly meal plan. From breakfast to snack-time and dessert, you’ll savor every bite and lament over the empty plate.
They say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day and I agree! It’s the morning fuel that supplies you with that much-needed energy until lunch! With this apple French toast, you’ll have a breakfast that’s not only delicious but filling! Have this in the morning with a cup of coffee and you’ll be ready to take on the world!
Make Use Of Extra Apple
Got a lot of apples at home that everyone seems to ignore? Well, it’s your lucky day? This recipe is delicious with just about any type of apple, it’s all up to your preferences! I like firm granny smith apples but you can use your favorite apple or mix different apples, whatever makes you happy!
How To Serve
French toast makes the best breakfast, dessert, or snack! This will go great with your morning coffee and some bacon and scrambled eggs on the side, fresh fruits, syrup, or even yogurt! Add a scoop of whipped cream, a handful of nuts, and caramel drizzle, and you’ve got yourself a mouthwatering dessert!
Unfortunately, this recipe only makes enough for about 4 people or 8 (if each person only gets 1 slice of toast), but the good news is, you can double or triple this recipe to meet the amount that you require.
Saucepan– You will need a medium-sized saucepan to make the topping or a pot of the same size will work too.
Bowl– Use a medium to large wide bowl to make the batter and for dipping the bread.
Pan– Use a regular large frying pan, nonstick skillet, or a cast iron pan, whichever you have access to.
Apples– I used 2 freshly peel and sliced apples, most apples will work so use your favorite type.
Eggs– I used 3 large room temperature eggs for this german pancake recipe.
Bread– I used bread slices that are an inch thick but feel free to go thinner if that’s what you like.
Evaporated Milk – To replace the 1/2 cup of milk for this recipe, mix 1/4 cup evaporated milk 1/4 cup water. Evaporated milk is just concentrated milk so diluting it half and half will be the same as regular milk.
Mashed Bananas– If you’re allergic to eggs but still wanna enjoy some tasty French toast, use a 1/4 cup of mashed banana to replace each egg in the recipe.
Apple Fench Toast Ingredients
- Apples– Cooked in a saucepan with brown sugar and butter.
- Sugar– Used to sweeten the apple topping.
- Butter– Adds moisture and flavor to the apples.
- Vanilla– Added to the topping for extra flavor.
- Cinnamon– Give that classic cinnamon flavor to the apple topping.
- Bread– Dipped in the egg batter and cooked on both sides until light brown and crispy.
- Eggs– Combined with the milk, vanilla, and cinnamon to make the batter.
- Milk– Gives the egg batter a rich flavor.
- Flour– Acts as a thickener in the batter.
- Powdered Sugar– Used to dust the finished French toast.
How To Make Apple Cinnamon French Toast
- In a medium saucepan or pot, cook the apple slices, butter, and sugar over medium-high heat for about 2 minutes or until the sugar melts,
- Add half the portion of vanilla and cinnamon, reduce the heat and allow the mixture to simmer for 6-8 minutes, then remove from the heat and set aside.
- To prepare the batter for the French toast, whisk the eggs, milk, vanilla, and cinnamon in a wide bowl or container, add the flour and continue whisking until smooth. Preheat a large pan over medium heat.
- Place a slice of bread in the batter, completely covering it, then use a tong or fork to remove it from the batter and allow the excess batter to run off.
- Toast the bread for about 1-2 minutes until golden, then flip and cook the other side the same as before. Repeat the process for the rest of the bread slices, top with the cinnamon apple slices, and dust with powdered sugar.
Use A Wide Bowl For The Batter
Once I had made the cinnamon apple topping and the batter, it was time to make the french toast! Using a wide bowl I submerged a slice of bread in the batter. It’s important to use a wide container (preferably with a flat bottom) during this step as it allows the bread to be coated evenly before cooking.
Mixing The Batter
For this recipe, I combined the batter ingredients in a bowl and used a wire whisk to stir them until smooth and without lumps. This method is easy enough but there’s a faster way to do it, use a blender! Simply place all the ingredients in a blender and blend for about 30-40 seconds or until lump-free, then proceed as the recipe states.
How Do I Store Leftover French Toast?
First, let me start by saying that French toast is best enjoyed freshly made and tends to become soggy when stored. However, if you absolutely must store it, this is how; place the toast in an air-tight container and refrigerate for 1 day. Yup, only a day, but if you looking to store it longer, place it in a freezer bag and freeze for up to 3 months.
French toast is quick and inexpensive to make, delicious to eat and is great for both breakfast and dessert. You can enjoy this toast with bacon and eggs for breakfast, or with whipped cream and chocolate for dessert! Serve this to your friends, family, or guests, and every plate will be cleaned!
- 2 apple (Sliced and peeled)
- 3/4 cup brown sugar
- 4 tbs butter
- 1/2 tsp vanilla (divided in half)
- 1 tsp cinnamon (divided in half)
- 8 slices of bread (1-inch thick)
- 2 eggs (beaten)
- 1/2 milk
- 1/3 cup flour
- powdered sugar (for dusting)
- Cook the sugar, butter, and apple slices in a saucepan over medium heatuntil both the sugar and butter melts, stir in half the cinnamon and half the vanilla.
- Reduce the heat and allow the mixture to simmer for about 8 minutes, then remove the mixture from the flame and set it aside to cool slightly.
- While the mixture cools down, make the toast. Whisk the eggs, milk and the remainder of the vanilla and cinnamon, then add the flour and whisk until smooth.
- Place a slice of the bread into the milk mixture, covering both sides, use a pair of tongs to lift out the bread, allow the liquid to drain off.
- Cook the toast over medium heat in a nonstick frying pan for a minute or two on each side until light brown. Repeat the process for each bread slice, and top with apple mixture and dust with powdered sugar when finished. Serve warm.