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Comforting Challah French Toast with Spiced Apples and Walnuts Template


Warm, roasted apples are coated with cinnamon-spiced syrup and drizzled on top of rich challah french toast in this decadent dish. This recipe is a great way to use up leftover challah and those questionable apples at the bottom of your crisper drawer.

Haley Hazell
September 18, 2020
3-4 Servings(s)
2-3 apples cut into wedges
2 eggs
1/4 cup almond milk
1 teaspoon cinnamon, divided
1/4 teaspoon vanilla
5-6 slices of challah or brioche
4 tablespoons of butter, divided
Pinch of cardamom
Pinch of nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
1/4 cup of agave
⅕ cup of chopped walnuts


Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Line a baking sheet with foil and spray with non-stick cooking spray. Place sliced apples onto the prepared baking sheet and bake for 30 minutes.

In a bowl, whisk eggs with almond milk, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, vanilla, and a pinch of salt until fully incorporated.

Dip challah slices one at a time into your egg mixture, using a fork to flip make sure to fully coat the bread.

In a 10-inch or 12 inch skillet,pan, melt 2 tablespoons of butter over medium heat. Once the butter is melted and just beginning to bubble, fry challah slices until golden brown and crisped, then flip and cook the other side.

In a separate small skillet, melt the remaining 2 tablespoons of butter. Add the roasted apple slices into the pan along with the other ½ teaspoon of cinnamon, a pinch of cardamom, a pinch of nutmeg, a pinch of salt, apple cider vinegar and agave. Stir until fully combined.

Stack toasts onto plates, drizzle with spiced roasted apple syrup and top with roasted apples and chopped walnuts.

Haley Hazell
As a freelance food stylist, visual designer and recipe developer, for Haley it is all about balance –– balancing careers, tastes and textures...
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