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December 14, 2016 | Recipes

Holiday Morning French Toast

  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 3 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 3 large tart apples
  • 1/2 cup dried, sweetened cranberries
  • 1 pound loaf Italian bread
  • 6 large eggs
  • 1-1/2 cups rice milk, unenriched
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla


  1.  Preheat oven to 375° F.
  2. Peel, core and thinly slice or chop apples.
  3. In a 13” x 9” baking dish, combine brown sugar, melted butter and one teaspoon of the cinnamon. Add apples and cranberries; toss well to coat.
  4. Spread apple mixture evenly over bottom of the baking dish.
  5. Cut bread into 3/4” slices and arrange on top of apples.
  6. Mix eggs, rice milk, vanilla and remaining 2 teaspoons cinnamon until well blended. Pour mixture over bread, soaking bread completely. Cover and refrigerate 4 to 24 hours.
  7. Bake covered with foil for 30 minutes. Uncover dish and bake 15 minutes or until top starts to brown.
  8. Remove dish from oven and let stand for 5 minutes before cutting into 9 servings.
  9. Serve warm. Dust top with powdered sugar before serving.

Makes 9 servings
Serving size: 3” x 4” piece
Nutrients per Serving:
Calories  432 Protein  9 g Carbs  63 g Fat  16 g Cholesterol  151 mg Sodium  380 mg Potassium  210 mg Phosphorus  136 mg Calcium  93 mg Fiber  3.1 g
Reference: DaVita Recipes for Breakfast and Brunch,

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