Prep 30 mins
Cook 25 mins
- 8 ounces French baguettes, heel removed
- 4 eggs
- 1 cup milk
- 1⁄4 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 4 cups large tart apples, peeled,cored,and thinly sliced
- 1⁄2 cup brown sugar
- 1 teaspoon cornstarch
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 2 tablespoons butter, melted
- 1⁄2 cup maple syrup
- Cut the baguette into 1-inch slices and arrange slices in a 9" x 13" baking dish.
- In a mixing bowl, whisk together the eggs, milk, baking powder, and vanilla.
- Pour the egg mixture over the French bread slices, turning each to coat completely.
- Cover the dish with plastic wrap and let stand until all of the liquid is absorbed, about 15-20 minutes.
- Lightly grease another 9" x 13" baking dish.
- Place the sliced apples in a layer along the bottom of the pan.
- Sprinkle brown sugar, cinnamon and corn starch over the apples.
- Arrange the soaked bread slices over top and brush with melted butter.
- Sift top with powdered sugar or pour over maple syrup.
- Bake in a preheated 450 degree oven for 25 minutes, or until golden brown.
- To serve, lift toast onto plates and spoon hot apples over top.
- To top off, either sift powdered sugar or pour on hot maple syrup.
I had this for dinner. I might try this again for breakfast instead. it was a little too sweet, but other than that it was tasty. the only problem i had was that i had to keep flipping the bread over because the ones on top were getting too crunchy and the ones on the bottom were not cooked.
I made this for breakfast this morning. It turned out great! Next time I will turn the bread slices halfway through the cooking time. They were crisp on top and mushy on the bottom. It didn't take away from the taste at all, but I would just want them a little more evenly cooked. I also might add just a touch more cinnamon, but that is a personal preference. Walnuts would be a great addition also! Thanks for such a yummy and easy recipe!
This made a tasty day-after-New-Year's breakfast. Two teens and two adults enjoyed it. I agree that it was rather sweet, for my taste, and I think a nice pile of bacon along with it would be a great addition to the meal.