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Crème Brûlée French Toast

Crème Brûlée French Toast combines fluffy thick slices of Brioche bread with the same sweet and creamy ingredients in Crème Brûlée for a great breakfast.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine French
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Servings 8 servings
Calories 343


  • 16 ounce loaf Brioche bread (thick sliced)
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1 ½ cups heavy cream
  • 1 T vanilla extract (can subsitute vanilla paste)


  • butter for greasing griddle
  • ½ cup granulated sugar for crunchy coating


  • Preheat griddle to medium. Allow griddle to come to desired temperature before cooking french toast.
  • Combine egg yolks, heavy cream, and vanilla in shallow, flat bottomed dish. Soak each slice of bread on both sides in mixture.
  • Grease griddle with butter. If griddle is non-stick, butter may not be needed. Add soaked slices to hot griddle and allow to cook, flipping only once, until golden brown on each side.
  • To add caramelized sugar layer, add thin layer of sugar to the top of each piece of cooked French toast and caramelize until golden and bubbly with a cooking torch. Alternatively, you may arrange the slices in a single layer on a baking sheet and set under the broiler until golden brown.


Calories: 343kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 163mg | Sodium: 235mg | Potassium: 106mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 875IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 90mg | Iron: 1.9mg