Creme Brulee French Toast

Creme Brulee French Toast

This crème brûlée French toast recipe is soaked overnight and then baked. The result is a delicious puffy French toast with a crunchy crust.
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  • Serves: 6 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients.
  2. Step 2

    In a small heavy saucepan, melt butter and brown sugar over medium heat, stirring constantly until smooth. Pour mixture into a 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking dish.
  3. Step 3

    Cut brioche into 6 to 8 thick slices and arrange the slices in one layer in a baking dish with melted butter mixture, squeezing them slightly to fit.
  4. Step 4

    In a medium bowl, whisk together eggs, egg yolks, heavy cream, milk, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt until combined well. Pour evenly over bread.
  5. Step 5

    Cover and chill bread mixture in the fridge for at least 8 hours and up to 1 day.
  6. Step 6

    When ready to bake, preheat the oven to 350 F. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes, covering with foil halfway through, or until slightly puffed and edges are pale golden.
  7. Step 7

    Sprinkle an even layer of granulated sugar and brûlée with a kitchen torch or broil on high for about 3 minutes, or until golden brown caramelized bubbles appear.
  8. Step 8

    Serve with maple syrup and fresh fruit.