APPLE PIE BAKED FRENCH TOAST
Updated: Mar 11, 2021
1 loaf French bread, cut into 1 ½ inch cubes
8 oz package of cream cheese; softened in microwave
4 large eggs
1 ½ cups half & half
½ c milk
1 t ground cinnamon
1 t vanilla extract
½ c firmly packed brown sugar
Heat jam in sauce pan until melted. Place ½ bread cubes in bottom of a lightly greased 13x9 inch baking dish. Spread cream cheese over bread cubes and drizzle with jam. Top with remaining bread cubes. Whisk together eggs, half & half, milk, cinnamon, and vanilla. Pour over bread mixture and then sprinkle top with brown sugar.
Cover tightly and chill 8-24 hours. Preheat oven 325°F. Bake covered for 20 minutes then uncovered for an additional 10-15 minutes or until bread is golden and mixture is set.
Serve with maple syrup and whipped cream.