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Challah French Toast

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Servings: 4          Prep Time: 10 min.          Cook Time: 15 min.
Yummy bread and a little fresh orange zest turn regular French toast into a gourmet meal.
 

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

• 1 1/2 cup(s) milk
• 6 large egg(s)
• 1 tsp orange zest, grated
• 1/2 tsp vanilla
• 1 tbsp honey
• 1/2 tsp kosher salt
• 1 loaf challah bread
• 2 tbsp unsalted butter
• 2 tbsp vegetable oil
• 2 cup(s) maple syrup
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1. Slice the challah into 8, 3/4 inch thick, slices.
2. In a large shallow bowl, whisk together the milk (or half n half), eggs, orange zest, vanilla, honey and salt.
3. Preheat oven to 250 degrees. Soak the slices of bread in the egg mixture for 2 minutes per side.
4. Heat 1 tbsp unsalted butter and 1 tbsp oil in a very large skillet over medium heat. Add the soaked bread and cook for 3 minutes per side, until nicely browned. Repeat until all the bread is toasted, adding butter and oil as needed. Keep French toast in oven until all of it is cooked and ready to serve.
5. Serve with hot maple syrup.
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Suggested Side:  strawberries, sausage and Peach Bellini's.
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Recipe Comments

Copeland at 3/20/2008 1:06:28 PM
Thank you for reminding me how divinely delicious Challah French Toast is! Can't wait to make it this weekend, it brings me back to my college days in New York! Yum!
Jodi at 12/15/2009 8:40:13 AM
Yum!! Thank you so much for posting a challah recipe because i've "converted" many friends over the years from boring bread to challah :-)
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