French Toast

TOTAL TIME: 34 min
Prep: 10 min
Inactive Prep: --
Cook: 24 min
 
YIELD: 4 servings
LEVEL: Easy

ingredients

  • 1 cup half-and-half
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 tablespoons honey, warmed in microwave for 20 seconds
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 8 (1/2-inch) slices day-old or stale country loaf, brioche or challah bread
  • 4 tablespoons butter
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Directions

In medium size mixing bowl, whisk together the half-and-half, eggs, honey, and salt. You may do this the night before. When ready to cook, pour custard mixture into a pie pan and set aside.

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Dip bread into mixture, allow to soak for 30 seconds on each side, and then remove to a cooling rack that is sitting in a sheet pan, and allow to sit for 1 to 2 minutes.

Over medium-low heat, melt 1 tablespoon of butter in a 10-inch nonstick saute pan. Place 2 slices of bread at a time into the pan and cook until golden brown, approximately 2 to 3 minutes per side. Remove from pan and place on rack in oven for 5 minutes. Repeat with all 8 slices. Serve immediately with maple syrup, whipped cream or fruit.

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  • on October 23, 2012

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    I watched the episode before making this recipe and followed it to the letter. Leaving the sliced bread out overnight is crucial. Absolutely delicious. This has become a weekend staple at our house. I LOVE THIS SHOW!

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  • on September 15, 2012

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    its good item

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  • on January 15, 2012

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    Very good recipe but make sure to use the stale bread. Fresh bread won't ***** up the liquid as well and will fall apart if you leave it in the liquid for the full 30 seconds a side. If you must use fresh bread quickly coat each side and cook. I prefer using my electric griddle because it offers consistant heat across the cooking surface, which can also be achieved using cast iron.

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