Upside-Down Apple French Toast

Recipe Submitted by the Mainstay Oasis Bed & Breakfast

Provided by Captain Wohlt Inn

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

Combine butter, brown sugar and water in a saucepan. Heat on medium until bubbling, stirring frequently. Place in a 9×13-inch pan and allow to cool for 20-30 minutes. Peel, core and slice the (overlapping), on top of the sauce in the pan. Sprinkle with cinnamon. Place the slices of bread on top of the apples. Mix together the milk, eggs and vanilla. Pour over the bread. Sprinkle with a nutmeg. Cover and refrigerate. Bake at 350 degrees 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. Garnish with almonds.

Yield: 8

Cook Time: 60 minutes

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