Enjoy an extra special breakfast this weekend with this scrumptious French toast!

Baked Apple French Toast

Prep: 35 minutes • Cook: 40 minutes
Serves: 6

      • 1 cup Our Family half and half
      • 1 pinch Our Family ground cinnamon
      • 1 tablespoon Our Family light corn syrup
      • 1 teaspoon Our Family pure vanilla extract
      • 1 cup Our Family milk
      • ½ cup Our Family chopped walnuts or pecans
      • ½ cup packed Our Family light brown sugar
      • ½ cup Our Family syrup
      • ¼ cup Our Family unsalted butter
      • 2 Granny Smith, Gala, Fuji, or Red Delicious apples, peeled and thinly sliced
      • 2 tablespoons Our Family granulated sugar
      • 6 slices Texas toast or ½ loaf French bread, sliced 1-inch thick
      • 9 Our Family large eggs
      • Optional: Powdered sugar, flavored cream cheese, and strawberries
    1. The night before: Melt butter in small skillet; stir in brown sugar, and corn syrup. Spread butter mixture into greased 13 x 9 inch baking dish. Arrange apples over butter mixture, top with bread slices.
    2. In large bowl, beat eggs on medium speed 3 minutes. Add half and half milk, granulated sugar, and vanilla extract; beat on medium speed 2 minutes. Pour mixture evenly over bread slices; cover and refrigerate overnight.
    3. The next morning: Preheat oven to 350°, sprinkle nuts, and cinnamon over bread. Bake, uncovered, 40 minutes, or until bread is golden brown.
    4. Serve with warm syrup. Sprinkle with powdered sugar and top with cream cheese, if desired. Garnish with strawberries, if desired.

Approximate nutritional values per serving:
589 Calories, 29g Fat (12g Saturated), 359mg Cholesterol, 394mg Sodium, 68g Carbohydrates, 18g Protein