Orange: Orange Vanilla French Toast

posted by tgobbi 03-29-102 2:57 PM

Chicago Tribune about 12 years ago
Orange Vanilla French Toast

1 (10 oz) loaf French or Italian bread
6 lge eggs
3/4 C orange juice
1/2 C whipping cream
2 T sugar
4 t vanilla
1 t grated orange rind
1/4 t salt
1 T butter or marg
Orange slices
Powdered sugar

Slice bread 3/4". Arrange in single layer in well greased 15 X 10" jellyroll pan.

Beat eggs, sugar, OJ, cream, orange rind, vanilla, salt to blend well. Pour over bread, turning to coat. Cover, refrigerate to absorb all liquid, about 6 hrs.

Grill or bake. To grill, melt butter in skillet or flat grill. Add bread in batches; cook to brown both sides. To bake, heat oven 450. Cover a large baking sheet with foil & grease. Put bread on foil in single layer; bake 13 - 15 min, turning after 10. Garnish w/orange slices & sprinkle w/powered sugar.

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