Monday, January 9, 2012

tyler's upside-down apple french toast.

Tyler's Upside-Down Apple French Toast from Jocelyn:

Prepare the night before or at least 3 hours in advance

1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
1 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
1 T water
3 Granny Smith apples
Cinnamon, to taste
1 loaf French bread, sliced 1 1/2 inches thick
1 1/2 cups milk
6 eggs
1 tsp vanilla
Nutmeg, to taste
Creme Topping (recipe below)
Sliced almonds, for garnish

Combine butter, brown sugar and water in a saucepan. Heat on medium until bubbling, stirring frequently. Place in a 9x13 pan and allow to cool for 20-30 minutes. Slice the apples. Place the slices in rows, close together (overlapping), on top of the sauce in pan. Sprinkle with cinnamon. Place the slices of bread on top of the apples. Mix together the milk, eggs and vanilla. Pour over bread. Sprinkle with a little nutmeg. Cover and refrigerate. Bake at 350 for approximately 60 minutes or until golden brown and crispy on top. Serve upside down. Spoon the sauce in the pan over the French toast. Serve with Creme topping and garnish with almonds. Serves 6.

Creme Topping

1/2 cup whipping cream
1/2 cup sour cream
1/4 cup sugar
1/2 tsp almond extract

Whip on high until thickened. Place 2 T of topping on top of French toast.

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