20 November 2012

Yummy French Toast for Guests

Due to some unexpected life circumstances, I am pulling out a guest post I wrote last fall.  It's a yummy recipe I shared with Stacey at Boy, Oh Boy, Oh Boy

 I actually was given this recipe in a cookbook about 14 years ago.  One of those great church lady recipe books with the homey recipes.

It's called McCoy's Mill French Toast.  Let me preface by saying I'm not a food blogger, and the day I made this it was rainy and cold, which is perfect for a warm gooey dinner, but not so much for photos.  It was just too good not to share!

You'll need:
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 stick of butter (no margarine here!)
  • 2 tablespoons light corn syrup
  • 2 tart apples, peeled and sliced thick
  • 1 loaf French bread, 3/4" slices
  • 5 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • nutmeg and cinnamon to taste
To begin, cook the brown sugar, butter, and corn syrup in a saucepan until it is like syrup. Pour into a greased 9x13 Pyrex type pan. Spread apple slices over the syrup.  (I was lucky enough to use apples from the trees in our yard!)

Next, spread the bread slices on top of the apples.

Whisk together the eggs, milk, and vanilla.

Pour the mixture evenly over the bread.

Cover and refrigerate several hours or over night.  Bake the French Toast at 350 degrees for 40 minutes.  Sprinkle with nutmeg and cinnamon to taste, and serve.

I wish I had tried this recipe sooner!  It just takes some planning to pull it off...and the results are so worth it.  If you like caramel, apples, and bread, this is definitely a treat to serve your family.

I thought this recipe would be perfect to share with family visiting over this holiday week.  Wishing each of you a Happy Thanksgiving.  May you count every blessing and realize how good God is to each of us. 

I'll be back next week with an explanation, and a new tutorial, too.


7 happy thoughts:

creating memories said...

that looks delish. will pin it now so that i can try it soon :)

Gwen @ Gwenny Penny said...

Hope everything is OK, Chris. I love your new pic in the sidebar... You look fabulous :) Have a wonderful Thanksgiving, friend.

Oh, and the French toast looks good, too :)

Design Esquire said...

Happy Thanksgiving to you too! I hope all is well.

The recipe looks delicious. And I agree with Gwen, your new photo is great!

KJ@letsgoflyakite said...

I definitely need to try this! French Toast is my favourite breakfast treat and I am always looking for variations! I want to wish you and your family a blessed Thanksgiving.

Sarah @ Modern Country Style said...

Wowee, Chris, if this is the kind of post you pull out when things are busy behind the scenes, then you are officially a superstar! This looks utterly delicious - am just going to copy it out so I can have a go! I rarely do that from online recipes so THANK YOU for posting a real cracker!

Hope everything is ok, my lovely.


Tiffany said...

French toast is a family fav. Glad to knowyou have everything under conteol to be back next week, life is funny that way.

Michele Pacey said...

Oh my... That looks SO delicious! Will have to give it a go one day soon. Thanks Chris!

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