• Cooking Time: 40
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This recipe came from my mother in law, which I think she got from someone at work. She made it while we were visiting and it was awesome. I have tweaked it just a tad. I served it for brunch this weekend and it was a huge hit. Enjoy.


  • 1/3 Cup Maple Syrup
  • 2/3 Cup Brown Sugar packed
  • 1 Stick Melted Butter
  • 1/4 Cup orange juice
  • 3 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 2 large tart apples
  • 1/4 Cup dried Cranberries
  • 1 lb loaf of day old bread- (needs to be thick)
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 1/2 Cups Milk
  • 1 Tbs Vanilla


  • In a large owl combine melted butter, syrup, brown sugar, OJ, 1 tsp of the cinnamon and nutmeg. Add slices apple and cranberries and mix lightly. Lightly butter a 9x13 glass baking dish. Spread apple mixture on the bottom.
  • Place bread slices over the whole pan. Leave no empty spots.
  • In a large bowl combine eggs, milk, vanilla and remaining cinnamon. Whisk together and pour over the bread. Cover and refrigerate for at least an hour but up to 24.
  • Bake covered at 375 for 40 mins. Remove foil and bake for an additional 5 mins. Let stand for and additional 5.Cut and serve with warm syrup.

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