Caramelized French Toast with Vanilla Pears - OH MY!

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Total Time
25mins
Prep
10 mins
Cook
15 mins

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Melt 2 tbls of the butter in a skillet.
  2. Add pears, 1/4 cup of brown sugar and 1/2 tsp of the vanilla.
  3. Simmer until tender, about 2-3 minutes.
  4. Remove from heat and transfer the pears onto a plate.
  5. Let them stand a couple minutes to drain, then pour into juices back into the skillet.
  6. Using medium-high heat, cook the juices another 4-5 minutes (don't stop stirring!) until they are thick and caramelized.
  7. Remove from heat.
  8. Beat eggs, half-and-half, sugar, 1 tsp vanilla and cinnamon in a shallow pan.
  9. Add the bread slices and let them soak for 2 minutes.
  10. Then turn the slices over and let them soak another 2 minutes.
  11. Melt 2 tbls butter in large skillet.
  12. Sprinkle 1/2 tbls of brown sugar on each side of the bread.
  13. Cook over medium high heat about 2-3 minutes per side until crisp.
  14. Place the bread on plates and top with a couple pears, the carmel sauce and some vanilla ice cream if desired.
  15. ENJOY!