Apple Raspberry Upside-Down French Toast

Total Time
12hrs 35mins
Prep 12 hrs
Cook 35 mins

This cross between a strata and an upside down cake is a sweet delight. Soak the bread overnight if you want to speed up the morning rush.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In bowl, whisk together eggs, milk, sugar, vanilla and nutmeg.
  2. Arrange bread on large rimmed baking sheet; pour egg mixture over top.
  3. Turn bread over, let soak until liquid is absorbed, 10 minutes.
  4. (make-ahead: cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for up to 12 hours.) Spread butter in 13x9 inch glass baking dish; sprinkle evenly with brown sugar.
  5. Arrange apples in slightly overlapping rows on top; sprinkle with raspberries.
  6. Arrange bread on top.
  7. Bake in 375F oven until puffed and golden, about 35 minutes.
  8. Let stand for 5 minutes.
  9. Cut between bread slices to seperate.
  10. Using large lifter, invert along with apples and raspberries on each plate.
  11. Variation: Peach-Upside Down French Toast.
  12. Replace nutmeg with cinnamon.
  13. Replace apples with 2 cans (each 14 oz/398ml) sliced peaches, drained.
  14. Omit raspberries.