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French Toast Brulee

Breads & Desserts


1/2 cup butter
1 cup packed brown sugar
2 Tbsp. honey
1 loaf French bread
5 large eggs
1 1/2 cups half-and-half
1 tsp. vanilla
1/4 tsp. salt
Powdered sugar


In the microwave, melt butter in a microwave-safe glass measuring cup. Stir in brown sugar and honey. Pour into bottom of a 9-by-13-inch baking dish. Slice bread into 1-inch thick slices. Place in a single layer in baking dish, packing tightly. Crack eggs in a bowl; whisk to blend. Whisk in half-and-half, vanilla and salt. Pour evenly over bread. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate 8 to 24 hours. Preheat oven to 350 F. Bake, uncovered, in middle of oven until puffed and edges are golden, about 40 minutes. Cut into serving pieces, lift out and place on plate. Sprinkle with powdered sugar before serving. Makes 8 to 10 servings.


From "Feeding the Faithful," Cursillo Movement of South Mississippi

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