French toast with caramelised apples
3 red apples, cored, cut into thick wedges
75g (1/3 cup) brown sugar
60ml (1/4 cup) orange juice
125ml (1/2 cup) pouring cream
2 tablespoons brown sugar
4 teaspoons butter
6 thick slices bread
Make the apples: To make caramelised apple, melt 40g butter in a large non-stick frying pan over medium-high heat until foaming. Add apples. Cook, turning, for 5 minutes or until golden. Add sugar and cook, stirring, for 2 minutes or until dissolved. Stir in orange juice. Bring to the boil. Cook, stirring, for 1 minute or until the mixture thickens.
Whip the batter: Use a fork to lightly whisk eggs in a bowl. Add pouring cream and brown sugar. Whisk to combine.
Cook the French toast: Melt 2 teaspoons butter in a clean large non-stick frying pan over medium-high heat until foaming. Dip 3 thick slices bread, 1 at a time, in egg mixture and add to the pan. Cook for 1 minute each side or until golden and crisp. Transfer to a plate. Repeat with another 2 teaspoons butter, another 3 thick slices bread and remaining egg mixture. Halve diagonally. Top with apple mixture. Dust with icing sugar to serve.