Total Time
50mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 20 mins

This is a fameous recipe from the Brockton Villa restaurant in La Jolla, CA.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 loaf soft French bread (sliced diagonally, about 1 1/2-inch thick)
  • 1 quart whipping cream
  • 10 eggs
  • 34 cup orange juice
  • 12 cup sugar
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 2 tablespoons vanilla
  • 2 tablespoons orange flavoring

Directions

  1. Combine liquid ingredients. Pour over bread slices. Cover and refrigerate at least one hour.
  2. Remove bread and discard liquid.
  3. Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  4. Spread butter on flat grill. Cook bread until golden brown, then bake at 450 degrees for 5-7 minutes or until bread is puffed up like a souffle.
  5. Dust with powdered sugar. Serve immediately.