Caramel Apple French Toast

Melissa Russo's Caramel Apple French Toast is a fall spin on a classic French Toast dish. A great dish for breakfast, brunch or dinner.
Course Breakfast
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Author Melissa Russo /


  • 1 Loaf Italian Bread sliced
  • 3 tablespoons butter (to coat pan)
  • 6 eggs
  • 3/4 cup half and half
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • Pinch of salt
  • Caramel Apple Topping
  • 2 apples peeled and diced
  • 1/2 stick butter
  • 2/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • Caramel Ice Cream Topping for drizzling
  • Pure Maple Syrup


  1. To Make Caramel Topping, peel and dice two apples. Add apples, brown sugar, butter and cinnamon to medium saucepan and cook over medium heat until tender and caramelized.
  2. Heat large griddle pan on medium heat. Coat with non-stick cooking spray and 3 tablespoons of butter.
  3. In mixing bowl, crack eggs.
  4. Add half and half, vanilla and pinch of salt.
  5. Whisk together until well combined Set aside.
  6. Slice bread 1/2 inch thick.
  7. Dip each slice of bread in egg mixture and add to griddle pan. Cook each side until light brown and crispy.
  8. To plate: Add 2 slices of cooked French Toast to a dish. Top with Caramel Apple mixture. Drizzle with caramel ice cream topping and maple syrup.

Recipe Notes

Italian bread works well with this recipe but feel free to use any type of hearty bread you like.