Upside Down Apple French Toast

Upside Down Apple French Toast

1/2 stick butter
1-1/4 cups packed brown sugar
1 Tbsp water
3 Granny Smith apples
1/2 cup raisins
1 loaf French bread, sliced 1/2″ thick
1-1/2 cup milk
6 eggs
1 tsp vanilla
Topping ingredients (see below)
Toasted & sliced almonds for garnish

Combine butter, sugar & water in saucepan & bring to a boil, whisking to stir. Pour into 10×16 glass baking dish.

Cover this with sliced apples, arranged overlapping in rows. Sprinkle with cinnamon & raisins.

Put slices of French bread on top (do not overlap). Sprinkle bread with a small amount of nutmeg.

In large bowl, beat eggs, milk, vanilla and pour over bread. Cover and refrigerate.


1/2 cup whipping cream
1/2 cup sour cream
1/4 cup sugar
1/2 tsp almond extract

Whip cream to soft peak stage, and whisk in remaining ingredients.

Bake at 350 for 1 hour.

After baking french toast, arrange on plates & top with a dab of the topping.

Sprinkle on a few toasted almonds.

Serves 4-6

Served at Captain Ezra Nye House in Sandwich, MA.

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