Thursday, July 2, 2009
" APPLE TOPPED FRENCH TOAST "
1/3 cup milk
2 tablespoons sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
8 slices of bread
2 tablespoons butter, divided
1/2 cup chopped pecans or walnuts ( optional )
3 tablespoons butter
4 apples, peeled, cored and sliced
2/3 cup packed brown sugar
1/8 teaspoon cinnamon
Beat eggs, milk, sugar, vanilla and cinnamon together in a large bowl.
Soak bread slices in the mixture until saturated.
Meanwhile, prepare apple topping: melt butter in a skillet over medium heat. Add apples and cook 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Add brown sugar and cinnamon: cook for 2 minutes, or until apples are slightly soft.
Heat 1 tablespoon butter in a large skillet over medium heat.
If you're using nut press saturated bread slices into chopped nuts to coat.
Cook 2 -3 slices at a time until golden brown on each side, adding butter to the skillet as needed.
Serve hot with apple topping.