Cut the bread into 1 1/2-inch slices. Arrange the slices in a single layer
in a lightly greased 9 x 13-inch baking pan.
Whisk the eggs in a large bowl until blended. Whisk in the milk, 1/4 cup
of the sugar and vanilla.
Pour half the egg mixture over the bread. Arrange the apple slices over
the bread. Pour the remaining egg mixture over the apples.
Mix the remaining 1/2 cup sugar and cinnamon in a small mixing bowl. Sprinkle
over the top. Dot with the butter.
Bake for 30 to 35 minutes or until the apples are tender.
Let stand for 10 minutes before serving.
Serve with maple syrup.
Yield: 12 servings
May be prepared 1 day in advance and stored, covered, in the refrigerator. Bake,
uncovered, for 45 to 50 minutes or until the apples are tender. The recipe may be
divided into 2 equal portions and each portion baked in a quiche dish or 2-quart
baking dish for 20 to 25 minutes.
Per Serving: Calories 290; Fat 9 g; Sodium 322 mg; Dietary Fiber 2 g