A recipe from Pinehurst Inn Bed & Breakfast in Bayfield, Wisconsin
We have had a number of requests for this recipe so I thought it was time to post it. This recipe is from the vanilla and cinnamon challah bread pudding recipe on GeniusKitchen.com. The creamy texture and the wonderfully buttery challah bread (and, of course, the local apples when they are in season) make this french toast a standout. We are fortunate to have Ashland Baking Company so close. They have a wonderful selection of fresh baked breads and other delicious goodies. It is where we get our challah bread for this recipe, as well as various sourdough breads included with some of our breakfasts. Our deliveries come on Friday, just after the challah bread comes out of the oven. Sometimes the bread is still warm with such an incredible aroma that I have to fight myself to not sit down and devour half a loaf.
We make this french toast with diced apples, but the base is such that it would work well with most fruits, nuts, or other delectable. The combinations are endless. Try this recipe as is or customize it with your own personal favorites, then sit back and enjoy.
The next time you are in Bayfield, WI, we would love to have you stay with us. And, who knows, Apple Cinnamon Baked French Toast may be on the menu (this 3-course breakfast generally starts with deviled eggs (our version includes tomato, bacon and basil), followed by a triple-berry crisp (made with local berries) topped with homemade whipped cream, and culminating with this decadent french toast. Feel free to request this breakfast when staying with us–we do our best to accommodate requests. Check availability for your next Bayfield, WI adventure.
Hello to the Pinehurst Hosts,
I have a couple recipes that are similar to yours. I always prepare the dish the night before. It saves a lot of time for those busy mornings. Just remove from fridge 30 minutes prior to baking.
Hopefully you and/or your guests may find this helpful.