• Canola spray oil
  • 8 slices whole grain or whole wheat sandwich bread (about 9 ounces total), halved diagonally
  • 3 apples, peeled, cored and thinly sliced
  • 5 eggs
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 3/4 cup half-and-half
  • 4 tablespoons firmly packed light brown sugar, divided
  • 1 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Pinch fine sea salt


  1. Lightly coat the inside of a slow cooker with spray oil. Layer in bread, overlapping as necessary, and top with apples. In a bowl, whisk together eggs, milk, half-and-half, 3 tablespoons of the brown sugar, cinnamon and salt. Pour over bread and apples and sprinkle with remaining 1 tablespoon brown sugar.
  2. Cover and cook on low until apples are soft and casserole is browned around the edges, 6 to 8 hours. Cool, uncovered, for at least 20 minutes before serving. Scoop portions directly from the slow cooker or remove French toast in one piece and arrange on a platter to serve.
Nutritional Info:
Per Serving: 420 calories (130 from fat), 14g total fat, 6g saturated fat, 255mg cholesterol, 430mg sodium, 57g carbohydrates, (6 g dietary fiber, 31g sugar), 18g protein.
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Mothers Secret Recipes of Comfort Food & Culinary Inspiration from an Organic and Allergen-free Approach