French Toast – Caramel Apple Stuffed Bake

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This is baked stuffed french toast casserole a great breakfast dish to make ahead for holidays or Sunday brunch. I run a bed and breakfast and tea room cafe.
Prep Time 20 mins
chilling Bake 35 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Servings 6 Servings
Calories 854 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 2 tablespoons light corn syrup
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 12 slices Italian bread (1/2 inch thick)
  • 2 large tart apples, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 6 large eggs
  • 1 -1/2 cups milk
  • 1 – 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg

CARAMEL SAUCE

  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1  tablespoon light corn syrup

Instructions
 

  • 1.In a small saucepan, combine the brown sugar, butter and corn syrup; cook and stir over medium heat until thickened. Pour into a greased 13×9-in. baking dish; top with half of the pecans, a single layer of bread and remaining pecans. Arrange apples and remaining bread over the top.
    2.In a large bowl, whisk the eggs, milk, cinnamon, vanilla, salt and nutmeg. Pour over bread. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
    3.Remove from the refrigerator 30 minutes before baking. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 35-40 minutes or until lightly browned.
    4.In a small saucepan, combine the sauce ingredients. Cook and stir over medium heat until thickened. Serve with French toast.
Keyword Apple, caramel, french toast, Stuffed