Recipe: Creme brulee French toast

This deliciously rich Creme brulee French toast is perfect for a Valentines Day breakfast in bed treat.

Creme brulee French toast - makes 6 servings

Ingredients for creme brulee French toast

  • 6 thick slices of French bread
  • 5 eggs
  • 355ml full cream
  • 220g brown sugar
  • 115g unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons corn syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon brandy-based orange liqueur
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Instructions for making creme brulee French toast

  1. Melt the butter in a saucepan over medium heat
  2. Mix in the brown sugar and corn syrup, stirring until the sugar is dissolved
  3. Pour into a baking dish
  4. Remove the crusts from the bread
  5. Arrange the bread in the baking dish
  6. In a bowl, whisk together eggs, half and half, vanilla extract, orange brandy, and salt
  7. Pour over the bread
  8. Cover and chill overnight
  9. Preheat the oven to 175C
  10. Remove the dish from the refrigerator and bring to room temperature
  11. Bake uncovered 35 to 40 minutes in the preheated oven

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