Cinnamon Raisen Apple Brunch w/ Carmel Apple Syrup

Cinnamon Raisen Apple Brunch W/ Carmel Apple Syrup Recipe

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Deb Justus

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@AHappyCooker

It's fall and I love apples. I love cinnamon raisin bread. I love apple pie with a crumble topping, too. So I decided to come up with something that all these combined. I used apples, apple sausage, apple juice and applesauce! Then I added crispy pie crust to my crumble topping.

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Serves:
8-10
Prep:
45 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

FOR THE TOPPING

1
pillsbury pie crust
3 tsp
cinnamon sugar
1 c
oatmeal
1 c
brown sugar
1/3 c
walnuts, chopped
1/2 c
butter, melted

BRUNCH

2
small loaves of cinnamon raisen bread, day old
4
chicken sausages
2
apples, granny smith
8
eggs
2 c
egg nog
1 c
milk
1 tsp
vanilla
1 tsp
cinnamon

FOR THE SYRUP

1 c
sugar
1/2 c
apple juice
6 Tbsp
butter
1/2 c
half and half
1/2 c
applesauce
1 tsp
vanilla
1 pinch
salt

Step-By-Step

1For the topping:
Sprinkle cinnamon sugar on the pie crust and bake at 375 degrees until lightly browned. When cool place in a gallon size plastic bag and crumble. Add the oatmeal, walnuts and melted butter.
2Cut the crusts off the bread and cut into 1" pieces. Place 1/2 of the bread in a 9" x 13" greased pan.
3Cut sausages into 1/2' pieces and sauté until brown. Put browned sausage on top of Spread on top of 1st layer of bread.
4Peel and chop two apples. Place on top of bread and sausages. Cover with remaining bread.
5Lightly beat eggs, add eggnog, milk, vanilla and cinnamon. Pour over bread mixture, cover with foil and refrigerate overnight
6The next day, preheat oven to 375°. Bake 1 hour and 15 minutes until puffed. Remove foil, spread topping on top and bake an additional 15 or until topping golden brown.
7While the brunch is baking. Prepare syrup. Mix sugar and apple juice in a large sauce pan on low heat. Very slowly cook until a golden brown color. Be patient, this step will take a while. When you have achieved a rich caramel color add the butter and stir until melted. Remove from heat and stir in half and half, vanilla, salt, and applesauce. Serve warm.

About Cinnamon Raisen Apple Brunch w/ Carmel Apple Syrup

Course/Dish: Breakfast Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Bread
Regional Style: American