French Toast and Spiced Apple Pudding Recipe

French Toast and Spiced Apple Pudding Recipe: Inspired by the popular French breakfast, topped with juicy spiced apples, it is perfect with afternoon coffee.
Course Dessert
Cuisine French, Fusion
Keyword baking, cake, winter
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 8 -10 slices
Calories 313kcal
Author Clara Gonzalez


For the apple topping

  • 4 Pink Lady or Granny Smith apples
  • 1/2 bar (1/4 cup) melted butter
  • 3 tablespoons of brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon of ginger powder
  • 1 teaspoon of cinnamon powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon of clove powder

For the pudding

  • Butter for greasing pan
  • 1 tablespoon of brown sugar
  • 3 1/2 cups of whole milk
  • 1/2 bar (1/4 cup) melted butter
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup of sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of cinnamon powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon of salt
  • 12 oz [350 gr] of day old French bread , sliced (about 1 baguette)


  • Heat oven to 350 ºF [175 ºC]
  • Peel and core the apples and slice into rings.
  • Mix butter, sugar, ginger, cinnamon, and clove. Pour on the apples and work with your hands to coat them with the butter mixture. Reserve.
  • Grease a 9" [23 cm] springform pan (Amazon affiliate link) and sprinkle bottom with brown sugar.
  • Mix milk, melted butter, eggs, sugar, cinnamon powder, baking powder and salt. Whisk until it is mixed completely.
  • Bathe the bread slices in the milk mixture, making sure the liquid soaks in.
  • Arrange the bread in layers in the baking pan trying to keep it even. Pour in any leftover milk mixture. Top with the apples.
  • Bake for 35 minutes. Remove from the oven and cool to room temperature before serving.


Calories: 313kcal | Carbohydrates: 60g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 11mg | Sodium: 358mg | Potassium: 342mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 34g | Vitamin A: 220IU | Vitamin C: 4.2mg | Calcium: 159mg | Iron: 1.7mg