This combination is an overnight sensation that is cooked in the morning.
|Skill: Intermediate||Prep Time: 20||Bake Time: 60||Servings: 10-12|
1 loaf Rhodes™ Bread, baked & sliced into 6 slices (day old)
8 large eggs
3-1/2 cups milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup sugar, divided
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon nutmeg
2-3 large tart apples, peeled, cored, and sliced
1/4 cup butter
Apple Cider Syrup:
1 cup sugar
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon cinnamon
2 cups apple cider
2 tablespoons lemon juice
Place bread sliced in a 9x13-inch pan. Whisk together eggs, milk, vanilla, 1/2 cup sugar and salt. Pour half of liquid mixture over bread.
Arrange apple slices over bread and pour in the remainder of egg/milk mixture. Mix the remaining sugar with cinnamon and nutmeg and sprinkle over the apple slices.
Cover and refrigerate overnight or at least 4 hours. Before baking, remove cover, dot with butter.
Bake at 350°F for approximately 60 minutes or until knife inserted in the middle comes out clean. Serve warm with Apple Cider Syrup.
For syrup, mix dry ingredients in a heavy saucepan. Add cider and lemon juice. Cook over medium heat, stirring until thickened.