Sunday Brunch: Creme Brulee French Toast

Crème Brulee French Toast

Serves 4-6

1 stick of butter

1 cup light brown sugar

2 tbsp white corn syrup

1 loaf of Challah or Broche bread cut into 1" pieces

6 eggs

2 cups light cream

1 tbsp vanilla extract

1 tbsp orange liquor

Zest of one orange grated

Method of preparation:

  1. Melt the butter with the brown sugar and corn syrup in a sauce pan stirring until it simmers.
  2. Pour this into a 13x9: casserole dish and sprinkle the orange zest next.
  3. Place the bread on the bottom in a single layer, cutting to fit and fill in all spaces.
  4. Mix the eggs, cream, vanilla and orange extract in a bowl and whip until smooth.
  5. Pour this over the bread and cover and refrigerate over night.
  6. In the morning place the casserole in a preheated 350 oven and bake for 35 min.

Carefully using a spatula flip over the toast on to a plate and serve at once