Savory Baked French Toast
- 1 8-ounce package cream cheese, softened
- 3 tablespoons maple syrup
- 3/4 cup chopped apples
- 6 slices dense white bread
- softened butter
- 1-1/2 cup milk
- 6 eggs
- 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
Instructions:Prepare the night before: grease a 9 inch by 13 inch baking pan. Combine softened cream cheese, syrup, and apples; spread mixture on side of each slice of bread. Butter other side lightly and place in pan. Combine milk, eggs, and cinnamon and beat well; pour custard over bread and chill overnight.
In the morning: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Bake for one hour. Serve immediately with additional syrup.
Variation: Substitute white sugar and berries (strawberries are particularly good) for syrup, apples, and cinnamon.