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French Toast with Sauteed Pears

French Toast with Sauteed Pears

Serves 2


4 Thick Slices of Brioche or similar Bread

3 Eggs

1 tsp cinnamon powder

1 tsp Vanilla extract

2 tbsp Powdered Sugar

3 tbsp Light Cream

1 Bartlett pear Sliced

1/2 Stick of Butter (4 tbsp)

3 Tbsp Grand Marnier

In a bowl, mix Eggs, Light Cream, 1 tbsp Powdered Sugar, Vanilla Extract, and Cinnamon powder, Beat well.

Heat 2 tbsp butter in saute pan

Soak Bread in Egg mixture until well soaked

Fry French Toast in heated Butter

Plate French Toast, Heat remaining Butter in pan

Saute Pear slices in butter about 1 - 2 minutes until just turning a nice Brown color

Hold pan away from fire, add Grand Marnier

Slowly and carefully hold pan to fire (Flambe flames will shoot quite high) place back on fire for 30 seconds tossing to coat in pan.

Place pears on top of French Toast, Sprinkle with Powdered Sugar and Serve