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Friday, February 26, 2016

Cinnamon Apple French Toast

I saw this decadent recipe on Southern Lady magazine. I must try it soon!!! No, no asap!!!

Looks heavenly

  1. 1⁄2 cup heavy whipping cream
  2. 1⁄2 cup half-and-half
  3. 2 large eggs
  4. 1 tablespoon sugar
  5. 1⁄2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  6. 1⁄2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  7. 4 tablespoons butter
  8. 8 slices Texas toast
  9. Cinnamon Apple Topping (recipe follows)
  10. Garnish: chopped toasted pecans
  1. Preheat oven to 200°.
  2. In a shallow dish, combine cream, half-and-half, eggs, sugar, cinnamon, and vanilla; whisk to combine well.
  3. In a 12-inch nonstick skillet, melt 1 tablespoon butter over medium-low heat. Dip bread into cream mixture, allowing excess to drain. Cook bread for 4 minutes on each side, or until golden brown. Repeat procedure with remaining butter and bread. Keep each batch warm in oven. Serve with Cinnamon Apple Topping. Garnish with pecans, if desired.

Cinnamon Apple Topping
  1. 6 tablespoons butter
  2. 3⁄4 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
  3. 3⁄4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  4. 3 Granny Smith apples, cored and thinly sliced
  1. In a large skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add brown sugar and cinnamon, stirring to combine. Add apples, stirring to coat. Cover, and cook for 10 to 12 minutes, stirring occasionally. Uncover, and cook, stirring occasionally, until syrup is slightly thickened, 6 to 8 minutes.

(photo and recipe via Southern

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