Have you every tried the Whole Foods buffet’s Creme Brulee French Toast?
Well, that is what this dish tastes like, with a cinnamon-apple twist.
This is my favorite breakfast.
It is easy and so, so good.
Preheat oven to 425 degrees, put your 9×12 dish in (or two smaller pans) with one stick of butter to melt.
After the butter melts, add 2-4 thinly sliced apples.
Mix in a bowl:
- 1 1/2 cups milk
- 6 eggs
- 1 tsp vanilla
- 1/4 tsp cinnamon
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1 cup flour (we use a gluten free mix version)
- 3 tablespoons sugar
Pour the contents of bowl on top of the apples and butter and bake for 18-22 minutes.
Enjoy hot out of the oven with syrup or (more!) butter!
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I love quiche. I am a “I like eggs with a lot of extras” type of girl. I don’t like over easy or even plain scrambled. But I love eggs if there is a lot of cheese and a nice vegetable involved. I make frittatas and quiches quite a bit, thanks to my “I’ll have 3 to 4 eggs a day, every day” husband. And thankfully, and healthfully, my son loves eggs too.
But my life changed the day I had my friend’s mother-in-law’s quiche. I went over for a nice sit-down brunch and took a bite and I will never be the same. This quiche is that good. I told her so too, and I tend to be a bit dramatic, so maybe she didn’t believe me when I said that this was the best thing I’d ever tasted. But I was serious.
And sweet Edie gave me her grandmother’s recipe. And I am here to share it with you. Go to the store now and buy these ingredients and make this quiche!
**Hint: Cottage cheese is the secret.
- 6 eggs
- 1 tub of 16 oz cottage cheese (or 24 oz if you want it a bit goo-ey-er)
- 1 stick of butter
- 1/2 to whole bag of shredded cheddar cheese (or try others)
- other ingredients of your choice: broccoli, spinach, peppers, meat
- Turn oven to 350 degrees.
- Cook broccoli slightly. (Or use other toppings: the above picture is of a non-cooked cut red pepper and ham)
- Combine all the remaining ingredients in a big bowl.
- Put in a pie crust
- Cook for 60 minutes. (Check with a fork for more or less time.)
- Try not to eat it all by yourself.
Here is the sweet recipe she copied for me.
I am not including a recipe for a delicious crust, but here is the Perfect Crust by The New York Times. Of course lots of butter (or lard! or palm oil, which I am trying next) should be involved. I have to confess that, having a gluten-free son, I bought the store-made crust for the above recipe. I am guilty of the convenience! However, having flour run wild in my kitchen to make a pie crust is not a great situation for my boy (he will break out in hives upon contact with flour). But! That is no excuse. Hydrogenated, partially-hydrogenated, any soybean or canola or sunflower, etc, etc oils will kill you. No joke. Don’t do it.