Autumn Harvest French Toast

A make ahead French Toast topped with apples & cranberries. Perfect for a fall brunch.

1c. Brown sugar
1.5c. melted butter
3t. cinnamon
3 thin sliced tart apples
1/2c. dried cranberries
1 loaf 3/4 in. slices Italian Bread
6 eggs
1.5c. milk
1T. vanilla

1.Mix apples and cranberries. Melt brown sugar,butter & 1 tsp. cinnamon pour over apples and cranberries. Toss to coat well. Spread apple mixture evenly over bottom of greased 9X13 baking dish. Arrange slices of bread on top.

2.Mix eggs,milk,vanilla and remaining 2 tsp of cinnamon until well blended. Pour mixture over bread,soaking bread completely.Cover and refrigerate until next morning.

3.Bake,covered with aluminum foil in a pre-heated 375degree oven for 40 minutes. Uncover and bake 5 minutes more until browned and puffy. Remove from oven, let stand 5 minutes. Loosen edges of french toast.

4.Put a jelly roll pan over top of the baked french toast and flip it over so the apple mixture is now on top. Cut into serving size pieces and top with a dollop of light sour cream or plain yogurt.

Recipe Summary:
Yield: 8-10 servings
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes covered, 5 min. uncovered

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Maine Morning Granola
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Lemon Poppy Seed Scones
Maine Blueberry Cornmeal Pancakes
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Omelet Biscuit Cups
Raspberry Struesel Coffeecake
Winter Morning Custards With Apples & Spiced Croutons
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Ginger Snap Cookies
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Old-fashioned Oatmeal Pancakes

Recipe Provided By:
Brunswick Inn
Brunswick, ME

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