Creme Brulee French Toast Recipe

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Creme Brulee French Toast

Donna Wolfe

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@donnajwolfe

This recipe is adapted from one on the Epicurious website where it got the top rating of four forks from an astounding 564 cooks. 90% would make it again. This is the highest rating I have seen on the site. Plus you can make it ahead, whip it out in the a.m., and amaze weekend guests. It's truly a winner.


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Serves:

6

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

40 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 stick
butter
1 c
brown sugar, packed
2 Tbsp
light corn syrup
1
challah loaf
5 large
eggs
12 oz
half and half
1 tsp
vanilla
1 tsp
grand marnier
1/4 tsp
salt

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a small heavy saucepan melt butter with brown sugar and corn syrup ver moderate heat, stirring, until smooth and pour into a 13- by 9- by 2-inch baking dish.
2
Cut six 1-inch thick slices from center portion of
bread, reserving ends for another use, and trim crusts. Arrange bread slices in one layer in baking dish, squeezing them slightly to fit.
3
In a bowl whisk together eggs, half-and-half, vanilla, Grand Marnier, and salt until combined well and pour evenly over bread. Chill bread mixture, covered, at least 8 hours and up to 1 day.
4
Preheat oven to 350° F. and bring bread to room temperature.
5
Bake bread mixture, uncovered, in middle of oven until puffed and edges are pale golden, 35 to 40 minutes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Breakfast Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Hashtag: #make-ahead