Creme Brûlée French Toast has toasted baguette slices with a gooey brown sugar topping baked in the oven for an EASY, but over the top, breakfast.
Creme Brûlée French Toast
Creme Brûlée French Toast – toasted baguette slices with a gooey brown sugar topping baked in the oven for an EASY, but over the top, breakfast.
- Prep Time: 15 minutes
- Cook Time: 20 minutes
- Total Time: 35 minutes
- Yield: 4 1x
- 1 cup Brown sugar
- ½ cup butter, melted
- 2 eggs, beaten
- 1 ½ cups whole milk
- 3 tablespoons orange juice, optional
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- ½ teaspoon cinnamon
- ¼ teaspoon salt
- 10 ounces baguette, sliced 1 inch thick
1.Preheat oven to 375º.
2.Mix together brown sugar and melted butter and spread onto an 11 x 17 inch rimmed baking sheet.
3.Combine remaining ingredients except for bread and pour into a 9 x 13 pan. Add bread slices to the egg mixture turning after a few minutes to allow the bread to soak up as much of the egg mixture as possible. Let it sit for 15 minutes.
4.Place bread slices on the brown sugar/butter mixture on the lined baking sheet and bake for about 20 minutes until the tops of the bread slices are golden brown and the sugar is bubbly.
5.Remove bread slices and serve with the brown sugar side up.
Use day old bread. Remove the bread from the pan right away and spoon extra brown sugar mixture over the top if desired.