This is a delicious breakfast entree suitable for family or overnight guests. Make it the night before and pop it in the oven in the morning. Serve with bacon or sausage.
For 8 Person(s)
Slice bread into 1 1/2-inch thick slices. Arrange them tightly together in a lightly greased 13x9-inch baking dish.
Beat eggs, 1/2 cup of the sugar, milk and vanilla with a whisk until blended. Pour half of egg mixture over bread.
Peel, core and slice apples. Place them over bread to cover. Pour remaining half of egg mixture over apples. Combine remaining 1/2 cup sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg; sprinkle evenly over apples. Dot with butter. Cover and chill at least 8 hours.
Bake uncovered at 350°F for one hour. Remove from oven and let stand 5 to 10 minutes. Cut into squares. Serve with warm maple syrup and top with whipped cream.