Apple Toffee French Toast with Apple Syrup
Sweet Category Winner of Tree Top’s America’s Secret Ingredient Recipe Contest. For an added treat, serve with a spoonful of whip cream. Description: Created by Nadine M. of Mt. Healthy, OH
Apple Toffee French Toast with Apple Syrup
Sweet Category Winner of Tree Top’s America’s Secret Ingredient Recipe Contest. For an added treat, serve with a spoonful of whip cream. Description: Created by Nadine M. of Mt. Healthy, OH
    Ingredients
    • French Toast:
    • 8cups French breadcut into 1 inch cubes
    • 3 tart applespeeled, chopped
    • 1 pkg cream cheesesoftened, 8 oz
    • ¾ cup brown sugar
    • ¼cup sugar
    • ¼cup Tree Top 100% Apple Juice
    • ¾cup milk
    • 2tsp vanilladivided
    • ½cup English toffee bits
    • 5 eggs
    • Apple Syrup:
    • 1cup sugar
    • 2 TBSP cornstarch
    • ½tsp cinnamon
    • ½tsp nutmeg
    • 2cups Tree Top 100% Apple Juice
    • 2 TBSP lemon juice
    • 5 TBSP butter
    • * For thicker syrup try reducing Apple Juice to 1 cup.
    • * For thicker syrup try reducing Apple Juice to 1 cup.
    Instructions
    1. Place half the bread cubes in a greased 13 x 9 inch baking pan; top with apples. In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese, sugars, Tree Top apple juice and 1 tsp vanilla until smooth; stir in toffee bits. Spread over apples. Top with remaining bread cubes.
    2. In another large bowl, beat the eggs, milk and vanilla until well blended; pour over bread. Cover with foil and refrigerate overnight.
    3. Remove from the refrigerator 30 minutes before baking. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 40 to 45 minutes or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean.
    4. While baking French toast prepare syrup.
    5. Apple Syrup:
    6. In a medium size saucepan whisk together sugar, cornstarch, cinnamon, nutmeg, Tree Top apple juice and lemon juice; heat to a boil; whisk constantly. Boil for 1 minute. Add butter. Serve over warm Apple Toffee French toast to 8 VERY lucky people.
    Recipe Notes

    Spoon warm syrup over French toast. For real decadence, dollop a spoonful of whipped cream on top.