Author: Chef Darryl Fletcher (aka Chef D)
2 Tbsp butter
6 SweeTango apples peeled, cored and diced into even pieces, bite sized
1 cup brown sugar
1 Tbsp ground cinnamon
2 ½ cups diced white or brioche bread
4 large eggs
1 tbsp. vanilla extract
1 cup cream (10%, though 5% could be used)
Melt butter in a 10inch nonstick oven proof pan over medium/high heat. Once butter is melted add apples, brown sugar and cinnamon. Stir to cover the apples and simmer until sugar is melted, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside.
Topping: Place cream and eggs in a large bowl and whisk together to combine well. Add vanilla. Add bread and let it sit in the mixture till all the liquid is absorbed, about 5 minutes.
Spoon bread topping over apple base in the pan.
Place in a 350°C preheated oven and bake until golden brown, about 30 minutes.
ChefD is the popular host of ChefDtv.com; an innovative online cooking show, in addition to creating new recipes and flavour profiles for various food clients. ChefD believes in sharing his passion for food with others, and keeping recipes simple, easy, and incredibly tasty!