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A new Christmas tradition in our house.
Make and share this Christmas French Toast recipe from Food.com.
- Preheat oven to its lowest setting (mine is 170F). Slice a very thin slice off the bottom of the panettone, and slice off the dome of the top (cook's treat!). Cut crosswise into 4 round slices. Place on a rack set into a baking sheet and bake 15-20 minutes, until dry.
- Whisk together eggs, cream, vanilla and brandy. (If you like your French toast especially sweet and rich, you can substitute eggnog for the cream.).
- Melt 1 tbsp butter over medium heat in a large skillet. Dip two slices of panettone in the custard, letting each side soak for a minute or two. Place in the hot pan and fry until golden brown on both sides and firm to the touch, 3-4 minutes per side. Place on baking sheet (without the rack) and place in oven to keep warm while making the other two slices.
- Dust with confectioner's sugar and serve hot with maple syrup or jam.