Crème Brulee French Toast

Crème Brulee French Toast

  • Prep: 8 hr
  • Cook Time: 35 min
  • Total: 8 hr 35 min
  • Serving: Serves 6

The ultimate comfort food breakfast; thick pieces of French toast marinated in a Crème Brulee sauce and then baked until reaching golden perfection.  


  • 1 stick (1/2 cup) unsalted butter
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons corn syrup
  • 9-inch round loaf country-style bread, cut into 1-inch slices
  • 5 large eggs
  • 1-1/2 cups half-and-half
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon Grand Marnier
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • powdered sugar


  1. Melt the butter, brown sugar and corn syrup over medium heat in a small saucepan; stir until smooth.
  2. Pour the syrup into a 13x9-inch baking dish and then add six slices of the bread.
  3. In a medium bowl, mix together the eggs, half-and-half, vanilla, Grand Marnier and salt with a whisk until well combined. Pour mixture over the bread.
  4. Place the bread mixture into the refrigerator and chill for at least 8 hours, covered.
  5. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees; uncover and remove bread mixture from the refrigerator.
  6. Bake for 35 minutes, until bread is puffy and golden colored. Drizzle with honey and sprinkle with powdered sugar; serve immediately.


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