Apple Cinnamon French Toast Bake

When you want French toast for a crowd - try this make-ahead French toast casserole!

12 servings
Serving Size
1/12th of recipe
Total Time
Chill Time
15 minutes or up to 8 hours
Bake Time
50 to 60 minutes
Stand Time
10 minutes


12 slices raisin bread (day old is best)

2 medium cooking apples, cored, peeled and thinly sliced (about 2 cups)

9 eggs

5 cups half and half cream

1 cup sugar

1 teaspoon almond extract

1 tablespoon Ground Cinnamon

1 teaspoon Ground Nutmeg


Spray a 13 x 9-inch baking pan with cooking spray. Line bottom of pan with 6 slices of bread. Layer with apples. Top with remaining bread.

Beat eggs in a large bowl. Add half and half, sugar, almond extract, cinnamon and nutmeg; mix well. Pour over bread. Let stand 15 minutes OR cover and refrigerate overnight.

Bake, uncovered, at 375º F for 50 to 60 minutes, or until a knife inserted near center comes out clean. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.