You are here: Home » Recipes » Sunrise French Toast Sunrise French Toast Recipe by Favorite Recipes Press Yield 12 servings Tart apples and dried cranberries awaken traditional French toast. PrintEmail Ingredients 1 cup packed brown sugar1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, melted1 teaspoon cinnamon3 -- tart apples, peeled, cored and thinly sliced1/2 cup dried cranberries, or raisins, or both1 loaf Italian or French bread, cut into 1-inch thick slices6 -- eggs1 1/2 cups milk1 tablespoon vanilla extract2 teaspoons cinnamon -- Confectioners' sugar Instructions Combine the brown sugar, butter and 1 teaspoon cinnamon in a 9 x 13-inch baking dish. Add the apples and cranberries. Toss to coat well. Spread the mixture over the bottom of the dish. Arrange the bread slices on top. Mix the eggs, milk, vanilla and 2 teaspoons cinnamon in a bowl. Pour over the bread. Chill, covered, for 4 to 24 hours. Bake, covered with foil, at 375F for 40 minutes. Uncover and bake for 5 minutes longer. Let stand for 5 minutes. Sprinkle with confectioners' sugar. Serve warm. Recipe reprinted with permission from The Junior League of Jacksonville’s Toast of the Coast (The Junior League of Jacksonville, Inc., 2005).