Baked Apple Bourbon French Toast
(adapted from tastykitchen.com)
- ½ cup salted butter
- 1 cup brown sugar
- 4 tablespoons bourbon
- 3 large baking apples, cored, peeled, and sliced
- loaf of French bread, cut in about 1/2" thick-slices
- 4 eggs
- 1 cup milk
- 1½ tablespoons vanilla extract
- 1½ teaspoons cinnamon
- dash of nutmeg
Preheat oven to 350ºF.
In a small pan melt butter and sugar together. Whisk to combine and cook until slightly thickened. Add bourbon and whisk again. Continue to cook for about 1 minute.
Pour butter mixture into a 9" x 13" casserole dish. Arrange sliced apples on top of butter. Arrange bread slices on top of apples.
In a large bowl, beat together eggs, milk, vanilla, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Pour mixture over bread.
Place casserole dish in the oven and bake for 45-minutes to 1 hour, or until apple slices have softened and bread is golden brown.