Home - Recipes - Apple and Cheddar Baked French Toast

Apple and Cheddar Baked French Toast

This breakfast bake blows ordinary out of the water with a sweet-and-savory blend of Cheddar cheese, chewy raisins, and crisp Gala apples.

Serves 12
Ready in 565 mins
Prep time 25 mins
Cooking time 60 mins
Chill time 480 mins
235 calories per serving


> 3 cups nonfat milk
> 2 cups egg whites
> 3 tbsp honey
> 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
> 1/4 tsp salt
> 1 (16 oz) loaf raisin bread, divided
> 2 cups peeled and chopped Gala apples
> 1 1/2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese
> 1 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
> 1 tsp ground nutmeg
> Cooking spray
> 1 tbsp confectioners' sugar


In a large bowl, whisk the milk, egg whites, honey, vanilla, and salt. Trim crusts off 7 bread slices and set aside. Cut the crusts and the remaining bread into 1-inch cubes. In a separate bowl, toss bread cubes with the apples, cheese, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Coat a 9x13-inch baking pan with cooking spray. Transfer the bread mixture to the pan. Lay the reserved crustless slices evenly on top, trimming to fit.
Whisk the milk mixture one more time, and then pour evenly over the bread. Press the bread down with the back of a spoon, to make sure it's evenly moist. Cover with plastic and refrigerate for at least 8 hours or up to 24 hours.
Preheat oven to 350°F. Remove plastic and cover casserole with foil. Bake, covered, for 40 min. Uncover and continue baking until puffed and lightly browned, about 20 more min. Turn off oven and let casserole stand for 10 min. before removing from oven. Dust with confectioners’ sugar and serve warm.

Search and shop our 5,000+ recipes

Popular articles

Search and shop our 5,000+ recipes

Enter your ZIP code to find a store near you