Recipe of the Month: Apple Walnut French Toast

Our Apple Walnut French Toast is a favorite breakfast choice on our winter/spring menu. Now you can enjoy it at home!


Apple Walnut French Toast

¼ lb. butter
1/3 C maple syrup
½ tsp. cinnamon
¼ tsp. nutmeg
¼ tsp. salt
1 can apple pie filling
1 tsp. lemon juice
1 ½ lbs. Cortland apples (peeled, cored and sliced)

In a large saucepan, dissolve butter into syrup on low heat. Add spices and whip into syrup/butter mixture. Add apple pie filling and lemon juice. Fold in apples and keep on low heat.

French Toast Batter
½ tsp. vanilla
¼ tsp. nutmeg
1 tsp. cinnamon
2 T. sugar
½ C. half and half
8 eggs

In a large bowl, mix seasonings with vanilla and half and half. Whip in eggs. Slice a loaf of Italian bread into twelve 1-inch thick slices (save ends for bread crumbs).

Heat frying pan or electric griddle on medium/high and add 1 tablespoon of butter or margarine, moving it around to coat the surface.

Dip the slices of bread into the batter and cook until golden brown. Flip bread over and cook the same. Repeat until all are done.

Place two slices of French toast on each plate and top with the apple mixture.
Sprinkle each with chopped walnuts or pecans.

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