Total Time
45mins
Prep 0 mins
Cook 45 mins

The taste of this delightfully different French toast will remind you of a chocolate croissant - but it's much easier to make! Put the dish together the night before and bake it quickly for a wonderful brunch or dessert. Chocolate and citrus give it a fabulous flavor -

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a well greased 13x9-inch baking dish, arrange 6 slices bread. Sprinkle over chopped chocolate. Top with remaining slices.
  2. In a large bowl, beat eggs slightly. Whisk in orange juice, butter, sugar, evaporated milk and vanilla. Pour over bread. Let stand 30 minutes.
  3. Bake in a preheated 350F oven for 45 minutes, or until puffed and lightly browned. Let stand 10 minuted before serving. Sprinkle with confectioners sugar. Serve with orange sections.
  4. TIPS: Assemble, cover and refrigerate overnight (butter will harden, but will melt during cooking). Let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes before baking.