Boozy Baked French Toast

Boozy Baked French Toast
 
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Ryan Goodwin Published on 3/3/2018, viewed by 574 , 0 Comments

This is a breakfast bread pudding. It's fun to make and great for a crowd. Sometimes frying up individual chunks of french toast can be a pain. But this way you just do a big pan and it's all ready at once. Reheats well too.

What you will need

1 loaf bread

3 cups milk

3 eggs

3 tbsp sugar

1/2 tsp salt

1 vanilla bean

How to cook

1

If the bread is crusty, I like to remove the ears and the bottom crust because it might not soften in the oven. Watch yer fingers!

If the bread is crusty, I like to remove the ears and the bottom crust because it might not soften in the oven. Watch yer fingers!

2

A few slices down the length, one through the middle, and dice.

A few slices down the length, one through the middle, and dice.

3

Combine egg, milk, sugar and salt for a basic custard mix that we will soak the bread.

Combine egg, milk, sugar and salt for a basic custard mix that we will soak the bread.

5

Whisk in the cointreau. Definitely feel free to experiment with different liqueurs.

Whisk in the cointreau. Definitely feel free to experiment with different liqueurs.

6

Dump the bread chunks into the custard mix. Squish em a bit to get the custard into the crumb. Let them soak while the oven is heating up.

Dump the bread chunks into the custard mix. Squish em a bit to get the custard into the crumb. Let them soak while the oven is heating up.

7

Preheat the oven to 425 F.

Preheat the oven to 425 F.

8

Rub some butter in a baking dish that's big enough to accomodate your bread chunks. For bonus points, sprinkle some brown sugar and cinnamon in there too.

Rub some butter in a baking dish that's big enough to accomodate your bread chunks. For bonus points, sprinkle some brown sugar and cinnamon in there too.

9

Pour the custard-soaked bread chunks into the greased baking dish. Spread it out and squish it down a bit.

Pour the custard-soaked bread chunks into the greased baking dish. Spread it out and squish it down a bit.

10

Bake

Bake for 30-40 minutes. It's done when it is set. You shouldn't see any liquid in the dish.

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