Apple Cinnamon French Toast Bake
1 large loaf of French Bread, ripped into large chunks
1 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk
1/4 cup vegan butter, melted
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
2 Pazazz apples, cut into small chunks
pinch of salt
dairy free cream cheese (about 4oz)
In a 10-inch nonstick, oven safe skillet, melt butter and cook until the milk solids just start to brown and it smells nutty. Add apple slices and sauté for 1 minute. Add brown sugar and apple pie spice and toss to combine; set aside.
In a mixing bowl, combine eggs, milk, flour, salt and vanilla; whisk until smooth. Slowly pour batter mixture over apple slices in skillet.
Place skillet in a 425º oven and bake for 12 to 15 minutes or until golden and fully cooked.
To serve, place a large dinner plate on top of skillet and carefully flip pancake over onto plate. Top with pecan pieces, maple syrup and powdered sugar, if desired. Serve immediately. Serves 6
By Erin Jensen, The Wooden Skillet