Creme Brulee French Toast

When it is the holiday season and company commands you feed them breakfast, this is another way to show them you are glad they are with you. What a yummy start to the day.

This will feed 6. It is prepared the night before and next morning…Voila!

 

  • 1/2 cup melted butter
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp. corn syrup
  • 6 slices of french bread, sliced thick
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 5 eggs
  • 2 cups whipping cream
  • 1 tsp. pure vanilla
  • 2 tsp. Grand Marnier
  • pinch of salt
  • grated nutmeg

In the melted butter,, add the brown sugar and corn syrup. Stir until the sugar is dissolved.  Pour into a 9 x 13 inch baking dish that has been brushed with butter.

Cut off the crusts and arrange in the baking dish in a single layer.  Whisk together all the ingredients except the grated nutmeg and pour evenly over the bread.  Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight.

Remove from the refrigerator and set on the counter for about 30 minutes.  Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and bake uncovered until light, puffy and golden. Before serving, grate some fresh nutmeg over the top (ever so lightly).

Serve with warm syrup. Yummy, yummy and yummy. This is rich and so tasty.

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