Candleberry Inn Creme Brulee French Toast with Grand Marnier

Cook time: 20 minutes
Servings: 6


  • 6, 1" slices Challah or Country Bread
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons corn syrup
  • 5 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups half-and-half or cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon Grand Marnier liquer
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar

  1. In a small, heavy saucepan melt butter with brown sugar and corn syrup over moderate heat until smooth. Pour mixture into a 13x9x2" baking dish.
  2. Cut 6, 1" slices from loaf of bread and arrange in baking dish, on top of brown sugar mixture, squeezing in to fit.
  3. In a bowl, whisk together eggs, half-and-half, vanilla, Grand Marnier and salt. Pour mixture evenly over bread.
  4. Cover baking dish and refrigerate for at least 8 hours, or overnight.
  5. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and bake bread mixture, uncovered, in the oven until puffed and golden, 35 minutes. Serve immediately, garnished with orange twists.

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