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Grand Marnier French Toast Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
diana morris
Added: Monday, November 3, 2008

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4 large eggs
3/4 cup half and half
1/4 cup Grand Marnier or other orange-flavored liqueur or frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed
2 tablespoons sugar
1 tablespoon grated orange peel
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
8 3/4-inch-thick French bread slices


4 tablespoons(1/2 stick) butter
Powdered sugar
Warm maple syrup

Directions:
Directions:
Whisk first 6 ingredients to blend in medium bowl. Dip each bread slice into egg mixture and arrange in 13x9x2-inch glass baking dish. Pour remaining egg mixture evenly over bread. Let stand until egg mixture is absorbed, at least 20 minutes. (Can be prepared 1 day ahead. Cover and refrigerate.)

Place baking sheet in oven and preheat to 350&F. Melt 2 tablespoons butter in heavy large skillet over medium heat. Add 4 bread slices to skillet and saut&until cooked through and brown, about 3 minutes per side. Place on baking sheet in oven to keep warm. Repeat cooking with remaining 2 tablespoons butter and 4 bread slices. Transfer French toast to 4 plates. Sift powdered sugar over. Serve with maple syrup.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Canadian bacon makes a great accompaniment

 

 

 

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