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Mainstay French Toast Recipe

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This recipe for Mainstay French Toast, by , is from The Hansen Family & Friends Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Janelle Zurek
Added: Sunday, January 8, 2006


French Toast Ingredients

1 c. brown sugar
1/2 c. butter
2 T. corn syrup
3 Tart apples
1 loaf sour dough bread (unsliced)
5 eggs
1 1/2 c. milk
1 t. vanilla

Syrup ingredients

1 c. applesauce
1 10 oz jar apple jelly
1/2 t. cinnamon
1/8 t. ground cloves
dash salt

Spray 9 x 13 pan

Combine brown sugar, butter and corn syrup in sauce pan. Heat to dissolve sugar and mix ingredients.

Peel, core and thinly slice apples

Pour brown sugar mixture into pan.

Spread apple slices over mixture.

Cut bread into 3/4 inch slices and place in single layer over apples.

Combine eggs, milk, vanilla. Beat to mix. Pour evenly over bread.

Cover, refrigerate overnight.

Remove from refrigerator and let stand 1 hour.

Brush top of bread with melted butter before baking.

Bake 350 for 45 minutes

Serve with apple syrup

Apple Syrup

Combine all ingredients. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4 generous servings
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is a decadent brunch casserole that I got from Mom.

Encourage guests to try with the syrup as the tart syrup cuts an otherwise very sweet casserole.

Very good served with sausage or bacon.




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