Total Time
1hr 30mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 1 hr

A wonderful maple-flavored baked french toast breakfast casserole with apples, raisins, and nuts from Yankee Magazine. Time does not include chilling time.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Slice the bread into 1/2" slices, then halve the slices; set aside.
  2. Melt the butter or margarine in a medium nonstick skillet over medium-high heat and saute the apple until just softened, about 3 minutes, then remove from the heat.
  3. Stir in the raisins, walnuts, sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, and 1/2 cup of the sour cream.
  4. In a medium bowl, beat the eggs, milk, maple syrup, and the remaining 1/2 cup of sour cream.
  5. Butter a 10" pie plate or a 9" square baking dish.
  6. Layer half the bread in the prepared baking dish, spread the apple and sour cream mixture over the bread; then layer with the remaining bread.
  7. Pour the egg and milk mixture over all and cover.
  8. Chill in the refrigerator for 2-24 hours.
  9. When ready to prepare, preheat the oven to 325 and bake the strata, uncovered, 50-60 minutes, or until set and lightly browned.
  10. Let stand for 10 minutes before cutting.