Baked Apple French Toast

French Toast/Waffles/Pancakes/Crepes


3/4 C. brown sugar
1/2 C. butter
2 T. light corn syrup
4 tart apples, peeled and sliced thin
3 eggs
3/4 C. milk
1 tsp. vanilla
18 slices (1/4" thick) day-old French bread
1 C. applesauce
10 oz. jar apple jelly
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1/8 tsp. cloves

In a small saucepan, combine sugar, butter and syrup; boil about 5 minutes until thick. Pour into an ungreased 9x13" pan. Arrange apples on top of syrup. Mix eggs, milk and vanilla. Dip French bread in egg mixture, arrange over top of apple slices. Cover and refrigerate
overnight. Remove from refrigerator 1 hour before baking. Bake, uncovered, at 350F for 45 minutes until top is browned. Serves 15.

Sauce: Combine applesauce, jelly, cinnamon and cloves; cook over medium heat until jelly is melted. Spoon warm sauce on top and let set a bit before serving. Even better the next day reheated.

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