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apple ricotta stuffed french toast

Apple Ricotta Stuffed French Toast

  • Author: Laura Ligos, MBA, RD, CSSD
  • Yield: 8 1x
  • Category: Breakfast


  • 1 loaf gluten-free bread
  • 16 oz. ricotta (whole milk)
  • 6 each eggs (large)
  • 1 cup milk or half & half
  • 2 Tbsp maple syrup
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 2 each apples (cored & sliced thin)
  • 1 Tbsp butter


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F & grease/spray a 9″x13″ baking dish, set aside
  2. In a large skillet, melt butter over medium heat, add apples & saute for 5 minutes or until softened. Toss in 1 tsp of cinnamon, set aside. 
  3. In a large bowl, whisk ricotta, eggs, milk, maple syrup, 1 tsp cinnamon, & vanilla until combined.
  4. Dip each slice of bread in the ricotta mixture and let sit for 15-30 seconds then add 1 slice at a time to the baking dish and top each slice with a few apples. Continue to layer with bread & apples.
  5. Once all bread & apples are in baking dish, pour the rest of the ricotta mixture over the bread. 
  6. Place in oven and bake for 20 minutes uncovered then cover & bake for an additional 20 minutes or until cooked through.