Prep Time:10 minutes
Chill Time:15 minutes or up to 8 hours
Bake Time:50 to 60 minutes
Stand Time:10 minutes
Makes:12 servings

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

Apple Cinnamon French Toast Bake

INGREDIENTS

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 Durkee® Pure Almond Extract
1 tablespoon Durkee® Ground Cinnamon
1  teaspoon Durkee® Ground Nutmeg

DIRECTIONS

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.

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Prep Time:10 minutes
Chill Time:15 minutes or up to 8 hours
Bake Time:50 to 60 minutes
Stand Time:10 minutes
Makes:12 servings

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

Apple Cinnamon French Toast Bake

INGREDIENTS

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 Durkee® Pure Almond Extract
1 tablespoon Durkee® Ground Cinnamon
1  teaspoon Durkee® Ground Nutmeg

DIRECTIONS

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.