Super Duper French Toast
is going to be good!
Ingredients (6 servings)
1/2 pt (1
cup) whipping cream
1 c Orange
1 to 1 1/2
ounces Orange Liqueur (optional or dash of vanilla)
1 Loaf French
margarine or cooking oil
The night before, mix eggs, whipping cream
and orange juice.
Then add liqueur to taste. Pour into large casserole or glass
from the bread and cut loaf into 12-15 slices, each about 3/4" thick.
in egg mixture and let stand for a few minutes to absorb some of the
then turn so the other side of the bread can absorb some of the mixture.
with plastic wrap and refrigerate until you are ready to prepare the
Some cooks soak the bread in the egg mixture overnight, refrigerated
it becomes almost custard like in texture.
heavy skillet or electric griddle to 325-350 degrees. Melt butter, margarine
oil in skillet. Place four or five slices in to cook, but do not crowd.
until golden brown, turn and cook on the other side. Remove and keep
you cook remaining slices, adding more oil or butter as needed. Place
serving plates and dust with powered sugar. Garnish with fresh fruit, if
and serve with honey, jam or syrup of your choice. Serves 4-5.
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