Cheddar Apple Baked French Toast

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Cheddar Apple Baked French Toast
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
40 min
Yield
6 servings
Recipe by: Devon D., State Winner of "America's Best Recipe Contest"

Connecticut has the most glorious farms that produce cheese, milk, apples and maple syrup. This recipe showcases all of the delicious ingredients Connecticut has to offer, with Eggland’s Best as the star of the show!

Ingredients

  • 1 cup milk
  • 4 Eggland’s Best eggs (large)
  • 3 tablespoons pure maple syrup plus 1 tablespoon, divided use 
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt 
  • 1 cup peeled diced McIntosh apples 
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese 
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh grated ginger 
  • 8 slices cinnamon raisin bread 
  • 2 tablespoons butter 
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts

Nutrition

Serving Size
1
Calories
372
Fat
18 g
  Saturated Fat
6 g
Cholesterol
142 mg
Sodium
370 mg
Carbohydrates
40 g
Dietary Fiber
2 g
Protein
14 g
Preparation

In a medium bowl combine apples, cheddar cheese and ginger.

Use 2 tablespoons butter to grease a 9×9-inch baking dish.

Soak 4 slices bread in egg mixture.

Fit soaked bread slices across bottom of baking dish.

Sprinkle apple-cheddar mixture across baking dish.

Soak remaining bread slices in egg mixture and fit on top of apple blend.

Pour any remaining egg blend in to baking dish.

Bake covered for 40 minutes or until puffed and browned.

Sprinkle nuts remaining maple syrup across baking dish. Turn off oven and let dish sit in oven for 10 more minutes.

Remove from the oven, slice and serve.

Filed Under: Breakfast and Brunch

Remember to always use Eggland's Best eggs in all of your recipes. Learn why it’s always the healthy choice.

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