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Overnight Creme Brulee French Toast Recipe

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This recipe for Overnight Creme Brulee French Toast, by , is from The Family Cookbook Project Sample Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

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Added: Wednesday, September 14, 2005


3 T butter
5 T reduced calorie maple syrup
1/2 c packed brown sugar
2 T Grand Marnier
3 large eggs
1/2 c. egg substitute
1/2 c fat free 1/2 and 1/2
1 tsp vanilla
2 tsp grand marnier
1/4 tsp salt
9 1 inch thick slices French or sourdough bread
Garnish with fresh strawberries or other berries and a dollop of whipped cream

Grease a 9 x 13 baking dish.

Melt butter in saucepan and mix in syrup, brown sugar and Grand Marnier stirring until sugar dissolves. Pour mixture into baking dish

Arrange bread over this

Whisk together eggs, egg substitute, 1/2 and 1/2, vanilla and Grand Marnier and salt

Pour evenly over bread. Cover well and chill at least 8 hours or overnight

Preheat oven to 350. Bring to room temp.

Bake uncovered 35 to 40 minutes until puffed and lightly browned. Serve with fresh fruit and whipped cream.

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