Caramelized French Toast Loaf

A brunch game changer.

Total time: 105 minutes

Prep time: 15 minutes, Cook time: 90 minutes

Ingredients for 6 people

1 brioche

1 cup milk

1 1/2 cups heavy cream

6 egg yolks

2/3 cup sugar

1 vanilla bean

Brown sugar


1 kitchen torch

1 baking tray

Parchment paper

Step 1/4

Slice the core of the brioche 1/2" from the edges. Press the core into the loaf to form a hollow.

Step 2/4

Bring the milk and cream to a boil and remove from the heat. Mix the egg yolks, sugar, and scraped vanilla bean and pour the milk and cream over it.

Step 3/4

Pour this mixture into the brioche placed on the baking tray lined with parchment paper and bake for 1 1/2 hours at 300 °F.

Step 4/4

Remove from the oven, sprinkle the custard with brown sugar and caramelize it with a kitchen torch. Slice and enjoy!