Apple Cinnamon French Toast

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recipe by Jessica Entzel

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based on 1 ratings

I love this French toast on rainy fall days. Caramel is great in place of maple syrup, and you can substitute the apples for any fruit. I really enjoy it with pears, quince or bananas as well.

recipe updated Oct 8, 2019


  • Challah bread icon
    Challah bread
    1 (300g)
  • Sugar icon
    about ¼ teaspoon (1g)
  • Ground cardamom icon
    Ground cardamom
    about ¼ teaspoon (0g)
  • Ground cinnamon icon
    Ground cinnamon
    about ¼ teaspoon (1g)
  • Egg icon
    3 (150g)
  • Vanilla extract icon
    Vanilla extract
    ¼ teaspoon (1ml)
  • Heavy cream icon
    Heavy cream
    118ml (118ml)
  • Sugar icon
    about ½ cup (102g)
  • Lemon juice icon
    Lemon juice
    1 dash (1g)
  • Water icon
    59ml (59ml)
  • Apple icon
    1 (150g)
  • Butter icon
    as needed


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  • kCook icon Saucepan
  • kCook icon Small bowl
  • kCook icon Cutting board
  • kCook icon Frying pan

Step preview

  1. Slice challah bread into a clean cutting board then set aside
  2. Add sugar to a clean small bowl
  3. Mix in ground cardamom and ground cinnamon to the batter
  4. Add egg, vanilla extract and heavy cream to the batter
  5. Whisk until combined
  6. Add sugar, lemon juice and water to a clean saucepan
  7. Cook until golden brown and turn off heat - medium heat
  8. Add apple to the syrup
  9. Mix in heavy cream to the syrup then set aside
  10. Add butter to a clean frying pan
  11. Melt - medium heat
  12. Dip bread into batter
  13. Add content of cutting board to frying pan
  14. Cook each side until golden brown - medium heat
  15. Drizzle syrup
  16. Serve
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