Creme Brulee French Toast Casserole
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- 2 Tbsp
- corn syrup, dark
- 1 stick
- 1 c
- brown sugar, packed
- loaf french bread
- 5 large
- 1 1/2 c
- heavy whipping cream
- 1 tsp
- maple extract
- 1 tsp
- grand marnier (opt) or cointreau
- 1/4 tsp
THICKLY SLICED, WITH THE CRUST REMOVED
CREME BRULEE SAUCE
IN PLACE OF GRAND MARNIER USE ORANGE JUICE
OR ANY OTHER ORANGE-FLAVORED LIQUEUR
1In a small saucepan combine the syrup, butter and brown sugar; simmer until syrupy. Pour this mixture into a 9x13" baking pan that has been sprayed with Pam. Set aside.
2Slice the loaf into thick slices, and place the syrup in the baking pan. Place the bread on top of the syrup.
3In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs, cream, maple extract, Grand Marnier and salt. Pour evenly over the bread. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
4In the morning, leave the casserole at room temperature while the oven preheats.
Bake at 350°F uncovered, for 45 minutes.
Cut into squares and serve immediately.
5Serve with maple syrup and butter. Sprinkle with Powdered Sugar...You may garnish with fresh berries upon serving...