Apple Upside Down French Toast
- 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
- 1 1/4 cup packed dark brown sugar
- 3 Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored and sliced
- 1 tsp ground cinnamon
- 1 loaf whole wheat French bread, cut into 1 1/2 inch thick slices
- 1 1/2 cup low fat milk
- 6 eggs
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 1 tsp ground nutmeg
- 1 cup toasted sliced almonds or chopped walnuts
Combine butter and sugar in a saucepan. Heat over medium heat until bubbles appear, stirring frequently. Pour in a 13x9 pan and spread evenly on the bottom. Let cool. Place apple slices in rows, close together, on top of sauce in the pan Sprinkle cinnamon on top. Place bread slices on top of apples.
Combine milk, eggs and vanilla extract. Pour over bread in pan. Sprinkle nutmeg on top. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
Preheat oven to 350
Uncover pan and place in oven. Bake 60 minutes or until golden brown and crispy on top. Scoop servings so that apple slices are on top. Spoon sauce from the pan over each serving. Sprinkle with toasted almonds or chopped walnuts.