Cranberry Apple Holiday French Toast

Recipe by NavyWifenMom
READY IN: 1hr 10mins
SERVES: 8-10
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    cup Splenda brown sugar blend (may sub. brown sugar if you don't like sugar substitute)
  • 13
    cup butter or 1/3 cup margarine, melted
  • 3
    teaspoons cinnamon, divided
  • 3 -4
    apples, cored and thinly sliced (braeburn or other tart type)
  • 1
    loaf French bread, cut into 1-inch slices
  • 1 12
  • 1 12
    cups milk (I use 1%)
  • 1
    tablespoon vanilla
  • Optional (for topping)
  • powdered sugar (optional) or whipped cream (optional)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Combine brown sugar, butter and 1 teaspoon cinnamon in a 9x13 baking dish. Add apples and cranberries. Toss to coat well. Spread evenly in pan.
  • Arrange slices of bread atop apple mixture.
  • Mix egg substitute, milk, vanilla and remaining cinnamon until well blended.
  • Pour egg mixture over bread, soaking it completely.
  • Cover and refrigerate overnight (or for at least 1-2 hrs if not made ahead).
  • When ready to bake: Cover with foil and bake at 375 degrees for 40 minutes.
  • Uncover an bake for an additional 5 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and let stand for approximately 5 minutes.
  • Serve warm with powdered sugar, whipped cream to taste (We prefer a very light dusting of powdered sugar for the kids and plain for the adults).
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