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Apple and Spice Baked French Toast January 9, 2013

Filed under: Breakfast — alittlemoreofeach @ 3:43 pm
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From Girlie Weekend 2003

1 lb loaf unsliced French, sliced into 1-½-inch thick slices
8 large eggs
1 cup sugar, divided in half
3 ½ cups milk
1 Tbl vanilla extract
8 ½ cups Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored and sliced (about 6-8 medium apples)
1 Tbl ground cinnamon
1 tsp ground nutmeg
2 Tbl butter
Warm maple syrup
Whipped cream

Arrange bread slices tightly together in lightly greased 9 x 13 baking dish. Beat milk, eggs, ½ cup sugar and vanilla with wire whisk until blended. Pour half of egg mixture over bread. Place sliced apples over bread to cover. Pour remaining egg mixture over apples. Combine remaining ½ cup sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg. Sprinkle evenly over apples. Dot with butter. Cover and chill at least 8 hours. Bake uncovered at 350 for one hour. Remove from oven, and let stand 5-10 minutes before serving. Cut into squares. Serve with warm maple syrup and top with whipped cream.

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