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Apple French Toast

Quiche 'n' Tell
A baked French toast scented with cinnamon and nutmeg and topped with a heap of apples
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Soaking time in the fridge 12 hrs
Total Time 13 hrs
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Servings 4

Ingredients
  

  • 450 g baguette / whole grain bread, sliced
  • 4-5 eggs
  • 50 g golden castor sugar
  • 1/2 tsp powdered cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp powdered nutmeg
  • 550 ml milk
  • 1/2 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp salt

For the apple topping

  • 4 medium sized apples, cored and thinly sliced with skin on
  • 3 tbsp soft or melted butter
  • 3/4 tsp powdered cinnamon
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 30 g granulated sugar

Instructions
 

  • Lightly grease the sides and bottom of a 9"x 13" baking dish with butter and arrange the sliced bread in a single layer.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs, milk, salt, sugar, vanilla and ground spices until combined well.
  • Pour this mixture evenly over the bread slices.
  • In another bowl, toss the apples with the sugar, butter, lemon juice and powdered cinnamon. Arrange the apple slices over the bread in a single or 2 layers.
  • Cover the dish with clingfilm and refrigerate overnight or for up to 2 days.
  • Preheat the oven to 190 degrees C. Remove the baking dish from the fridge and bake the French toast for 45-50 minutes or till the egg custard has set. Serve warm.
Keyword apple French toast