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Caramelized apple French toast


  • Preparation time : 30 minutes
  • Cooking time : 27 minutes
  • Servings : 8
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Ingredients

For the French toast:

  • 30 mL (2 tablespoons) butter
  • 4 beaten eggs
  • 375 mL (1½ cup) 15% cream
  • 65 mL (¼ cup) brown sugar
  • 6 slices of bread, diced

Caramelized apples:

  • 125 mL (½ cup) butter
  • 65 mL (¼ cup) brown sugar
  • 3 McIntosh apples, peeled and diced
  • 1 pinch of cardamom or cinnamon (optional)

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375ºF.

  2. Grease 8 oven-safe ramekins.

  3. In a bowl, mix together the eggs, cream and brown sugar. Add the bread, mix well and add to ramekins.

  4. Cook for 20 minutes or until the bread is golden brown.

  5. In a pan over high heat, melt the butter and cook the apples for 2 minutes. Reduce heat to medium, add brown sugar and cardamom or cinnamon and cook for 3 more minutes. Set aside.

  6. Add the caramelized apples to each ramekin.

  7. Drizzle with cognac to taste and serve immediately.

Apples that can be used in this recipe