by Gale Compton
French toast in the slow cooker is a perfect breakfast treat. It allows you to enjoy the rich, sweet taste of French toast, but it is healthier and much easier to prepare than traditional French toast. Our Slow Cooker French Toast Casserole is one of our most popular recipes and can be counted on as a big hit at your next brunch gathering. Whether you are hosting several people or preparing a romantic breakfast in bed for two, this meal is sure to please.
Slow cooker methods are great because you can toss all of the ingredients into the slow cooker and focus on other things while it cooks. Rise early, get the meal started, and climb back into bed for a few hours. When you finally decide to start your day, delicious, gooey French toast will be waiting. This is why we love slow cooker recipes so much.
If you want something special for breakfast, but you just don’t have the time to cook an elaborate meal, this is a great option.
Yields: 9 Servings | 1 Serving: 2 Triangles | Calories: 227 | Total Fat: 7 g | Saturated Fat: 1 g | Trans Fat: 0 g | Previous Points: 4 | Points Plus: 6 |Cholesterol: 9 mg | Sodium: 187 mg | Total Carbohydrate: 34 g | Dietary Fiber: 4 g | Sugars: 19 g | Protein: 9 g
- 2 whole eggs
- 2 egg whites
- 1 1/2 cups 1% milk, (almond or soy will also work)
- 2 tablespoon honey
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract|
- 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
- 9 Slices whole grain bread
- 3 cups finely diced uncooked apple pieces (Honey Crisp or Gala are both great in this recipe)
- 3 tablespoon honey
- 1 teaspoon lemon juice
- 1/3 cup diced raw pecans
- 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
Add the first 6 ingredients to a medium mixing bowl, whisk to combine. Lightly spray the inside of the slow cooker with nonstick cooking spray.
Add all the filling ingredients in a small mixing bowl and stir to coat apple pieces, set aside.
Cut bread slices into triangles (that's in half, just triangle shaped). Place one layer of bread (6 triangles) on the bottom of the slow cooker, add ¼ of the filling and repeat until there are 3 layers of bread. Add the remaining filling to the top.
Pour egg mixture over bread. Cover and cook on high 2 to 2-1/2 or low 4 hours, or until bread has soaked up the liquid.
3 Bananas (diced) can be substituted for apples.
Note: Drizzle with 100% pure maple syrup if desired.
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