Tuesday, September 29, 2009

dani's creme brulee french toast...

this is another great recipe from my friend dani & who doesn't another recipe that seconds as dessert.  this is a perfect choice for your conference saturday or sunday brunch.  pair that with my hashbrown casserole & some fresh fruit you will have a perfectly delicious breakfast!  

creme brulee french toast
{dani's creme brulee french toast}

1/2 c. butter
1 c. packed brown sugar
2 T corn syrup
6 (1 inch thick) slices French Bread
5 eggs
1 1/2 c. half & half 
1 t. vanilla
1 t. orange extract
1/4 t. salt

Melt butter in small saucepan over med heat. Mix in sugar and corn syrup, mixing until sugar is dissolved. Pour into 9 x 13 pan. Remove crusts from bread (optional). Arrange in single layer in pan. In small bowl, whisk eggs, half & half, vanilla, orange extract and salt. Pour over bread. Cover and chill at least 8 hours or overnight. Preheat oven to 350. Remove dish from fridge and bring to room temp. Bake uncovered 35-40 minutes until puffed and lightly browned.

{raspberry cream syrup}

1 cup heavy cream
1/2 cup butter
1 cup sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
1 pint fresh raspberries

in a medium sauce pan stir all ingredients until sugar is dissolved.  let cool slightly & transfer to the blender.  blend on high power with lid on loosely.  pour into a bowl & stir in raspberries.  cool completely as the syrup will thicken as it cools. 


{lindy baker cakes} said...

This looks sooooooo good!!! I'm going to try it!

sillyhaywardfamily said...

made these and they are pure heaven!!!!