Every good thing given and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shifting shadow. (James 1:17)

Apple Cinnamon French Toast

2 T. corn syrup

cup butter

1 cup brown sugar, packed

1 loaf unsliced French bread, crust trimmed and sliced thick

6 large eggs

2 cups milk

1 t. vanilla extract

t. salt

1 t. ground cinnamon

1 large tart green apple, peeled & thinly sliced

Combine syrup, butter, and brown sugar in a sauce pan; bring to a boil and simmer uncovered for several minutes or until syrup-like consistency. Whisk eggs, milk, vanilla, salt and cinnamon in a mixing bowl. Pour syrup mixture into the bottom of a 13 x 9 x 2" baking pan. Layer apple slices in the syrup. Lay the bread slices on top of the apples. Pour egg mixture over all, cover and refrigerate overnight. Bake at 350F (175C) for 1 hour. Cut into squares and invert to serve. Sprinkle with powdered sugar and serve. Makes 8 servings.