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Apple Butter French Toast slices on a plate with syrup being poured over the top.
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Apple Butter French Toast

This Baked Apple Butter French Toast is the perfect fall or winter breakfast. It's got delicious flavors of apple cinnamon, in a great make a head breakfast. Perfect for any occasion. 
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time50 mins
Servings: 14 slices
Calories: 187kcal


  • 14 oz loaf french bread
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 3/4 cup apple butter
  • 2 TBS unsalted butter (melted)
  • 2 TBS molasses
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon

For Topping

  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon (divided)
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 TBS unsalted butter (melted)


  • Cut loaf into slices, about 1 to 1 1/2 inches thick. Set aside.
  • Add the eggs, milk, apple butter, melted butter, molasses, and cinnamon to a small bowl. Stir them together.
  • Dip the bread slices into the egg and milk mixture, letting it soak for a couple seconds on each side. Lay the slices on a cookie sheet. Pour any extra egg mixture over the bread on the pan.
  • Cover the bread on the plan with plastic wrap and place it in the fridge overnight. (You can skip this step if you don't have the time).
  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Grease a 9inch square pan with butter or nonstick spray.
  • Mix the brown sugar and the cinnamon together.
  • Spread the butter over the top of the bread.
  • Sprinkle the brown sugar cinnamon mixture over the top of the bread slices.
  • Take the bread slices and place them upright in the prepared pan, stacking each of the slices until thy are all in the pan.
  • If there is any extra butter or brown sugar mixture, sprinkle it over the top of the bread.
  • Bake the french toast in the oven for 35 to 40 minutes, until hot throughout and the top is golden brown.
  • Serve french toast slices hot with your favorite syrup.


Calories: 187kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 50mg | Sodium: 173mg | Potassium: 137mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 190IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 53mg | Iron: 1mg