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Revised September 10. Original recipe comes from Williams & Sanoma however I have made modifications to simplify. Great light orange flavor. Also a great way to put my culinary torch to work!
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- 6 eggs, lightly beaten
- 1 cup heavy cream
- 3/4 cup milk
- 3/4 cup fresh orange juice
- 1/4 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 1 teaspoon orange zest
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 tablespoon Grand Marnier (optional)
- 6 slices brioche bread, each 1 3/4 inches thick
- 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, and serving (for cooking)
- 6 teaspoons granulated sugar
- 1 1/2 cups maple syrup, for serving
- 1In bowl, whisk together eggs, cream, milk, orange juice, brown sugar, vanilla, orange zest, salt and Grand Marnier until blended.
- 2Soak bread slices in egg mixture 10 seconds per side.
- 3Heat fry pan over medium heat; brush with butter.
- 4When pan is hot, cook bread in batches (do not overcrowd) until golden and crisp, about 2 minutes per side.
- 5Transfer French toast to baking sheet.
- 6Sprinkle tsp granulated sugar evenly over surface of each slice.
- 7Using culinary torch, move flame continuously in small circles over surface until sugar melts and lightly browns. Serve immediately with maple syrup and butter.
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Nutritional Facts for Bruleed Orange French Toast
Serving Size: 1 (323 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 6
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 884.9
- Calories from Fat 319
- Total Fat 35.5 g
- Saturated Fat 19.3 g
- Cholesterol 300.6 mg
- Sodium 915.6 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 125.4 g
- Dietary Fiber 3.1 g
- Sugars 64.3 g
- Protein 17.2 g