I can make it ahead. Then pop it into
the oven in the morning. While it’s baking we
can take our morning walk with Sofie the pup
and walk back into the house to the smell of
apple cinnamon French toast and
coffee brewing. Is anything better
serving left over, I can reheat it in the
microwave the next day. Double the recipe
and use a 9″ x 13″ pan for family or guests.
milk for cooking. If you don’t have that
you can substirute about 1/4 C of the milk
with cream or half & half.
Chef baker I realized it would look so much
cuter in my apple cobbler pottery baking dish.
Baked Apple Cinnamon French Toast
1/2 loaf day-old French bread,
cut into cubes, about 5-6 C
1 apple, peeled and diced
1 C milk
1/2 C light brown sugar
1 t cinnamon
1/2 t nutmeg
1 t vanilla
4 T butter
1 T cinnamon sugar
Butter 8″x 8″ baking dish. In a large bowl,
whisk together the eggs, milk, sugar, spices,
and vanilla. Fold in the bread and apples.
Set aside for 5 minutes to soak the bread.
Pour into prepared dish. Drop butter bits
evenly over the top. Sprinkle with cinnamon sugar
Bake @325 for 35-40 minutes.
* Can be made ahead and baked later.
* Can be doubled for a 9″ x 13″ dish,
bake 40-45 mins.
* Can add 1/2 C cranberries, washed and lightly
dusted with sugar
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