Slow-Cooker Cinnamon Crunch French Toast

  • Preparation time:
  • 20 min
  • Total time:
  • 6 hours 20 min
  • Makes:
  • 8 servings
Slow-Cooker Cinnamon Crunch French Toast

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Slow-Cooker Cinnamon Crunch French Toast

A decadent French toast breakfast that's basically effortless? This slow-cooker recipe is your new best friend.

Ingredients

  • 6 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cup milk
  • 2/3 cup brown sugar , divided
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 450-g store-bought egg bread, preferably challah , sliced 1 in. thick

Topping

  • 2 cups cornflake cereal
  • 1 tbsp butter , melted
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon

Optional toppings

  • maple syrup , optional
  • sliced bananas , optional
  • berries , optional

Directions

  • Line bottom and sides of slow cooker with 1 large piece of parchment. Spray with oil.
  • Beat eggs with milk, 1/3 cup sugar, cinnamon, vanilla and salt in a large bowl. Dip both sides of bread slices in egg mixture. Arrange a layer of dipped bread on the bottom of the insert, then sprinkle evenly with 3 tbsp sugar. Repeat with remaining bread and sugar. Pour any remaining egg mixture overtop. Cover and cook on low for 6 hours.
  • Use oven mitts to lift parchment holding French toast out of the slow cooker. Transfer to a platter or cutting board.
  • Place cereal in a medium bowl. Stir melted butter with 1 tbsp brown sugar and 1 tsp cinnamon in a small bowl, then drizzle over cereal and toss to coat. Sprinkle over French toast. Cut into 8 portions. Serve with maple syrup and fruit, if desired.

Originally published in the Today’s Parent January 2016 issue, this recipe has a triple-tested guarantee from the Chatelaine Kitchen. Photo by Roberto Caruso.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 360
  • Protein
  • 12 g
  • Carbohydrates
  • 56 g
  • Fat
  • 10 g
  • Fibre
  • 2 g
  • Sodium
  • 486 mg
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