The Barefoot Cook

Holiday French toast


The first time I had this was at a family reunion. Serve it to your guests for breakfast, it is awesome!!

1 cup Brown Sugar
1/2 cup Butter, melted
3 teaspoons Cinnamon, divided
3 Granny Smith Apples, sliced thin
1/2 cup Dried Cranberries
1 loaf French Bread, cut into 1 inch slices
6 large Eggs
1 1/2 cups Milk
1 tablespoon Vanilla Extract

1. Combine brown sugar, butter and 1 teaspoon of cinnamon in a 13 X 9 inch baking dish. Add apples and cranberries, toss to coat well. Spread mixture evenly over bottom of dish. Arrange bread slices on top.
2. Mix eggs, milk, vanilla and last 2 teaspoons of cinnamon until well blended. Pour over bread, soaking completely. Cover and refrigerate 4 to 24 hours.
3. Bake covered with foil in preheated oven 375 degree oven for 40 minutes. Uncover and bake an additional 5 minutes. Remove from oven, let stand 5 minutes. Serve warm with plenty of warm syrup.

Makes 12 servings


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