"The Miracle" {a.k.a. Creme Brûlée French Toast}
Author: original recipe from The Food Network
Be sure to start this the night before you want to serve it!
  • 1 loaf Challah bread, sliced 1" thick, crusts removed
  • ½ cup unsalted butter
  • 1 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 2 tablespoons light corn syrup
  • 5 large eggs
  • 1½ cups half-and-half
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon Grand Marnier
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  1. Line a 13x9 baking dish with a piece of parchment paper large enough to cover bottom and sides of dish.
  2. Melt butter, brown sugar and corn syrup over medium heat in a small saucepan. Stir until smooth.
  3. Pour mixture in a prepared dish. Place bread on top, squeezing it in if you need to.
  4. Whisk eggs, half and half, vanilla, Grand Marnier and salt in a large bowl until combined. Pour mix evenly over bread.
  5. Cover and chill overnight.
  6. In the morning, remove casserole from refrigerator, and let it come to room temperatue. Preheat oven to 350.
  7. Bake uncovered 35-45 minutes. Edges will be puffed and golden. It will deflate as it cools.
Recipe by Raisin & Fig at https://www.raisinandfig.com/creme-brulee-french-toast/