Classic Baked French Bread from My Daily Moment

  • 1 loaf challah

  • 10 eggs

  • 2 cups heavy cream

  • 1 orange, zest

  • 1/8 cup orange juice

  • 1/2 cup butter

  • 2 cups maple syrup

    1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees and slice the challah bread very thickly.
    2. Let dry out for 2 hours. Mix eggs, cream, oj and zest very well.
    3. Dip both sides of slice of bread in egg mix and get them very wet.
    4. Lay the bread in pan slightly overlapping and pour the rest of the egg mixture over the bread. Cover with foil and let sit at least 1 hour.
    5. Bake for 45 minutes to 1 hour - depending on how crispy you want the top.
    6. For the sauce: in saucepan melt butter add syrup cook until it reaches a low simmer - pour over the French toast.
    Ready in 1¼ hour


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