To Die For French Toast

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By Joanne Bellezza-Loughlin
from Bridgewater, NJ

My sister made this recipe years ago for Christmas Day Brunch. It immediately became one of my family's favorites. I love recipes that can be put together the night before. This recipe is perfect for a holiday morning breakfast, when you have overnight guests or for any day of the week!

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serves 6-8
prep time 30 Min
cook time 45 Min

Ingredients

  • FRENCH TOAST
  •   1 c
    brown sugar
  •   1/2 c
    butter
  •   2 Tbsp
    corn syrup
  •   2
    tart apples, peeled and sliced thin
  •   5
    eggs
  •   1 1/2 c
    milk
  •   1 Tbsp
    vanilla
  •   1
    loaf of french bread
  • SPICY APPLE SYRUP
  •   1 c
    applesauce
  •   1
    10 oz. jar apple jelly
  •   1/2 tsp
    cinnamon
  •   1/8 tsp
    ground cloves
  •   1 dash(es)
    salt

How To Make

  • 1
    In sauce pan, cook sugar, butter and corn syrup until it becomes a syrup consistency.
  • 2
    Pour the syrup into a 9 x 13 inch baking dish.
  • 3
    Spread apple slices over syrup.
  • 4
    Slice bread at an angle into 3/4 inch slices and place on top of apple slices.
  • 5
    Place remaining ingredients in large bowl and whisk. Pour over bread.
  • 6
    Cover and refrigerate over night.
  • 7
    Bake uncovered for 45 minutes in 350 degree oven.
  • 8
    While the french toast is baking, prepare the spicy apple syrup:
  • 9
    Combine all ingredients in small saucepan. Cook over medium heat stirring constantly until jelly melts and syrup is hot. Serve syrup with french toast.

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