Recipe by Rinder
The orange flavored liqueur and the sauce make this recipe Glorious!!!! This recipe came from a Betty Crocker cookbook. Great for Christmas morning. Cook time is per batch. I double the sauce recipe as we like lots of it.
- 4 eggs
- 1⁄2 cup half-and-half or 1⁄2 cup milk
- 1⁄3 cup orange juice
- 3 tablespoons orange-flavored liqueur or 3 tablespoons orange juice
- 2 tablespoons sugar
- 1⁄4 teaspoon vanilla
- 1⁄4 teaspoon salt
- 16 slices French bread, each 3/4 inch thick
Glorius Orange Sauce
- 1⁄2 cup butter or 1⁄2 cup margarine
- 1⁄3 cup sugar
- 1⁄3 cup frozen orange juice concentrate (thawed)
- 1⁄4 cup pomegranate seeds, if desired
Directions See How It's Made
- Beat eggs, half-and-half, orange juice, liqueur, sugar, vanilla and salt in small bowl with fork.
- Dip bread into egg mixture, soaking thoroughly; place in ungreased rectangular pan, 15x10x1 inches.
- Pour any remaining egg mixture over bread.
- Cover loosely and refrigerate at least 8 hours but no longer than 24 hours.
- For sauce melt butter in 1-quart saucepan over medium heat.
- Add sugar and orange juice concentrate, stirring until sugar is dissolved.
- Remove from heat; cool slightly.
- Beat with wire whisk until thick and shiny.
- Stir in pomegranate seed.
- Keep warm.
- Heat griddle to 375 or heat skillet over medium heat; grease with butter.
- Cook bread 4-5 minutes on each side or until golden brown.
- Serve with sauce.