Apple French Toast with Buttermilk Syrup

Apple French Toast
Makes 12 servings
  •  1 Large loaf of French bread
  • 1 Tbsp Vanilla
  • 8 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2 Granny Smith Apples, peeled, cored and
  • sliced
  • 3 cups milk
  •  2 tsp cinnamon
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 Tbsp butter
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Spray 9×13 inch glass dish with vegetable oil spray. Slice bread into 1 1/2 inch slices. Place bread tightly together in one layer in dish (use ends too).  Mix eggs, milk, 1/4 cup sugar, and vanilla. Pour the liquid over the bread. Mix remaining 1/2 cup sugar with cinnamon and coat apples.  Place coated apples on soaked bread. Dot with butter. Bake for 35 minutes or cover and refrigerate overnight. Bake the next morning for 50 minutes.  Once dish is baked, cool for 5 to 10 minutes before serving.

Buttermilk Syrup

  • 1 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2 Tbsp corn syrup
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 2 tsp vanilla

Bring sugar, buttermilk, butter, corn syrup, and baking soda to a boil. Cook 7 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla. (the 7 minutes stirring needs to been done to exactness or it will not caramelize correctly)

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