CARAMEL APPLE STRATA

Ellen Bales

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Who can resist apples, cinnamon bread, and pecans? Not me!
This recipe & photo courtesy of: tasteofhome.com
09-03-14


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Serves:

12

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

50 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

2 c
brown sugar, packed
1/2 c
butter, cubed
1/4 c
corn syrup, light
3 large
apples, peeled and chopped
2 Tbsp
lemon juice
1 Tbsp
sugar
1 tsp
apple pie spice
1 lb
(1 loaf) day-old cinnamon bread
1/2 c
chopped pecans
10
eggs
1 c
2% milk
1 tsp
salt
1 tsp
vanilla extract

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a small saucepan, combine the brown sugar, butter and corn syrup. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Cook and stir for 2 minutes, until thickened.
2
In a small bowl, combine the apples, lemon juice, sugar, and pie spice. Arrange half the bread in a greased 9x13" baking dish. Spoon apples over bread; drizzle with half the sauce. Sprinkle with pecans; top with remaining bread.
3
In a large bowl, combine the eggs, milk, salt and vanilla. Pour over top. Cover and refrigerate overnight. Cover and refrigerate remaining caramel sauce.
4
Take strata from refrigerator 30 minutes before baking. Bake, uncovered, in a preheated 350ยบ oven for 50-55 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Let stand for 10 minutes before cutting.
5
Microwave the reserved caramel sauce, uncovered, for 1-2 minutes and drizzle over strata.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Bread
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: For Kids, Healthy, Heirloom