- 1 cup packed brown sugar
- 1/2 cup butter, cubed
- 2 tablespoons light corn syrup
- 2 large tart apples, peeled and cut into 1/4-in. slices
- 3 large eggs
- 1 cup whole milk
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 9 slices day-old French bread (3/4 inch thick)
- 1 jar (10 ounces) apple jelly
- 1 cup applesauce
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
- In a small saucepan, combine the brown sugar, butter and syrup. Cook over medium heat for 5-7 minutes or until thickened. Pour into an ungreased 13x9-in. baking dish. Arrange apples over top.
- In a large bowl, beat eggs, milk and vanilla. Dip bread slices into the egg mixture 1 minute; place over apples. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
- Remove from the refrigerator 30 minutes before baking. Preheat oven to 350°. Bake, uncovered, 35-40 minutes. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, combine syrup ingredients; heat through. Serve with French toast. Yield: 9 servings.
Reviews for Overnight Apple French Toast
"I used a few more bread slices to fill the pan. We liked the consistency - crunchy on the edges, soft in the middle. I didn't make the sauce, it was sweet enough without it."
"This is a simple, delicious recipe...especially good for company breakfast. Easy to increase."
"I made this over the weekend and it was a great hit. Followed the recipe. It is a keeper for me."
"we didnt have apple jam, strawberry jam does substitute quite finely."
"Delicious! The brown sugar turns into a wonderful caramel sauce. The bread was very soft, so someone who is picky about things being "soggy" may not enjoy, but I think dipping the bread for less time might fix some of that too. I did use more egg mixture than the recipe called for. I enjoyed it as is."
"Excellent! I was afraid that the toast was going to turn out "mushy" as some of the other recipes I have tried have but that was definitely not the case. I also didn't make the "syrup" as I felt that the caramel sauce and the apples would be plenty sweet. Next time I make this I may leave out the apples and include some pecans or raisins. Yum!"
"My children just love this recipe. I make at camp to free up my morning."
"We absolutley LOVED this recipe! I made 3 dishes of this for a wedding shower brunch.I brought a couple copies of the recipe just in case anyone wanted one. I had to mail out at least a dozen more as I didn't have enought that day. I've made it 3 x's since for different gatherings just this year and this weekend I'm going to make it again for a family brunch for the next day after a family wedding. I can't wait to serve it to people who have not had it. I felt it was an easy recipe. And I always say about myself "I'm not a suzie homemaker". The only thing I would recomend is overlap the slices of apples as they shrink down. This way you will have more apples covering the bottom. Loved it, loved it!! macmarge"