Fisheaters easy recipe thread
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"Apple Pie Stuffed French Toast

Serves 4 to 6

1 (8 1/2- to 9-inch) loaf brioche or challah bread
8 large eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon ground white pepper
2 slices apple pie (filling and crust), each about 1/8th of a pie
5 tablespoons peanut, canola, or avocado oil

Arrange a rack at the top of the oven and heat to 375°F.

Cut 1 (2-inch) slice from one end of the loaf of bread, leaving a loaf that is 7 to 8 inches long. (Reserve the slice for another use.) Cut the remaining loaf in half lengthwise. Each slab of bread will be about 7 to 8 inches long by 5 inches wide and about 2 1/2 to 3 inches high. If you are using challah, which is lumpy and bumpy from the braiding, trim the crust so it has a flat edge, trying to keep as much bread as possible.

Turn one piece on its side so that the long cut side is face-down. Holding a long knife parallel to the work surface, cut a 3 1/2- to 4 1/2-inch slit into the crust, making the cut halfway between top and the bottom and cutting about two-thirds of the way into the bread, being careful not to cut all the way through. Rotate the bread back so that the slit is now on top. Gently open the slit so that it looks like a New England-style (split-top) hot dog bun. Set aside and repeat with the second piece of bread.

Whisk the eggs, vanilla, salt, and white pepper together in a large bowl; set aside.

Chop both the crust and filling of the apple pie until the mixture is soft, comes together, and there are a few small pieces of apple and pie.

Scoop half of the chopped apple pie, 1 tablespoon at a time, into the slit of one of the bread pieces, gently pushing the filling into the pocket. Turn the filled bread so that the cut side is down and the pocket is to the side and gently close the opening without pushing down hard. It's fine to leave about 1/2 to 1/4 inch of filling exposed. Repeat with the remaining filling and the other piece of bread.

Heat the oil in a 12-inch or larger cast iron or other ovenproof skillet over medium heat until shimmering. Place the egg mixture near the pan. Place one piece of filled bread into the egg cut-side down and soak for 20 seconds. Using your hands, turn the bread a quarter turn, so that the bottom crust is in the egg, and soak for 10 seconds, scooping some of the egg onto the filled pocket top. Turn again, positioning the other flat side down, and soak for 20 seconds.

Using a flat spatula, place the soaked bread flat-side down in the pan and cook for 1 minute. Repeat the soaking process with the second piece of bread and place in the pan, being careful not to let it touch the other piece.

Using 2 flat spatulas, flip the first piece of bread over and cook for 1 minute. Flip the second piece. (At this point, the French toast will not be cooked through.)

Place the pan in the oven and bake until cooked through, 5 to 7 minutes. Transfer the French toast on a serving platter and cut each one into 2 to 4 pieces.

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