Casa De Las Chimentas (Upside Down French Toast)

Ingredients

6 large eggs
1 cup milk
2/3 cup fruit juice (apple or orange)
1 teaspoon vanilla
pinch nutmeg
pinch salt
6 cups stale bread (can use day old muffins in place of some or all bread)
1/2 cup butter, melted
3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
About 2 cups of your choice of raspberries, blueberries, sliced strawberries, sliced peaches, and or pineapple pieces

Instructions

Using large bowl, stir together eggs, milk, juice, vanilla, spices and salt till blended.

Add bread cubes and toss to coat. Let mix stand 20-30 min to absorb moisture.

Lightly butter 13 x 9 pan. Add melted butter and top evenly w/brown sugar; arange fruits over sugar. Place bread mix on top and press down gently. Cover and refrigerate overnight. Preheat oven to 350. Uncover and bake 45 min. till cooked through. Invert to serve and cut into rectangles.

Notes: Serves 8.
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Origin: Elaine Smith
Uploaded by: Kelly Fowler
Added on: 2006-11-15 14:08:37