"As I ate the oysters with their strong taste of the sea and their faint metallic taste that the cold white wine washed away, leaving only the sea taste and the succulent texture, and as I drank their cold liquid from each shell and washed it down with the crisp taste of the wine, I lost the empty feeling and began to be happy, and to make plans."--Ernest Hemingway

Bruleed Orange French Toast Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Ann Cassidy
Added: Friday, October 10, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
6 eggs, lightly beaten
1 c. heavy cream
3/4 c. milk
3/4 c. fresh orange juice
1/4 c. firmly packed light brown sugar
2 tsp. vanilla extract
1 tsp orange zest
1/2 tsp. salt
1 tbsp. Grand Marnier (optional)
6 slices brioche, each 1 3/4 in. thick
Softened unsalted butter for cooking and serving
6 tsp. granulated sugar
Maple syrup for serving

Directions:
Directions:
In bowl, whisk together eggs, cream, milk, orange juice, brown sugar, vanilla, orange zest, salt and Grand Marnier until blended. Soak bread slices in egg mixture for 10 seconds per side.

Set electric fry pan to medium heat; brush with butter. When pan is hot, cook bread in batches (do not overcrowd) until golden and crisp, about 2 minutes per side.

Transfer French toast to baking sheet. Sprinkle 1 tsp. granulated sugar evenly over surface of each slice. Using culinary torch, move flame continuously in small circles over surface until sugar melts and lightly browns. Serve immediately with maple syrup and butter. Serves 6.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6

 

 

 

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