French Toast with Apples Sauteed in Rum: Breakfast-Brunch
1/3 cup milk
1 teaspoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
4 slices french bread, cut 1 inch thick
6 tablespoons unsalted butter
1/4 cup sugar
2 granny smith apples, peeled, cored and cut into 1/2 in. slices
1/4 cup rum
French Toast: Whisk together eggs, milk, sugar & cinnamon. Arrange bread slices in 9-in baking dish. Pour over egg mixture, turning to coat. Let stand for 20 minutes.
Apple Topping: Melt 4 Tablespoons butter in skillet. Mix in sugar. Add apples & cook until syrup turns deep golden brown, about 20 minutes. Add rum & bring to boil. Set aside.
Melt remaining butter in skillet. Add bread slices and cook until golden on both sides.
Arrange bread slices on plates. Bring apples to a simmer then spoon apple mixture over the french toast. Serve warm.