Christmas Recipes

Recipes for Christmas – Holiday Recipes

Baked Apple French Toast October 8, 2007

Baked Apple French Toast3 large green apples
1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup or more brown sugar
12 ounces cream cheese
12 slices firm bread; your choice plain white, wheat French, sourdough,
cinnamon or your favorite
8 eggs
2 cups milk
2 tablespoons vanilla

Set rack in lower third of oven and preheat oven to 350F. Butter a 13 x 9 inch baking pan. Core and cut the apples into thin wedges, leaving the skin on or you may remove skin. In a skillet, melt butter with brown sugar and 1 tablespoon water. Add the apples and cook, stirring for 2 to 3 minutes. Transfer to the baking dish and let cool. Cut cream cheese into cubes and arrange evenly over the apples. cut the slices of bread in half diagonally and layer over the apples to cover the whole dish. In a large mixing bowl, beat together eggs, milk and vanilla. Pour the egg mixture over the bread, taking care to dampen all the bread. Sprinkle with cinnamon. Bake for 40 to 50 minutes, until golden and puffed. Let cool 10 minutes before serving.

This reheats beautifully.

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