Creme Brulee French Toast

INGREDIENTS

  • 5 eggs
  • 1 c. milk
  • 1/2 c. heavy cream
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1/4 tsp. ground nutmeg
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • Pinch kosher salt
  • 1 stick melted butter
  • 3/4 c. brown sugar
  • 1/4 c. maple syrup
  • 1 loaf challah bread, sliced 1” thick
  • Confectioners’ sugar, for serving (optional)

PREPARATION

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together melted butter, brown sugar and maple syrup. Pour mixture into a large tall baking dish and spread into an even layer using a spatula. Arrange bread on top in a single layer.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk together eggs, milk, cream, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt. Pour mixture over bread. If you have time, cover and let soak in refrigerate for 1 hour or up to overnight. Otherwise, bake for about 25 minutes, or until the the butter-sugar mixture is bubbling in the bottom of the pan.
  4. Serve immediately, sugar side up. Sift powdered sugar on top if desired.

Recipe courtesy of Delish.

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