This recipe is a classic Mother’s Day recipe straight from bread heaven. There will not be a morsel left. Its great for company because it needs to be done the day before to chill in the fridge.
Serves 6-8 people, Dairy
- Challah bread cut into 1 inch thick slices, trimming crust
- 1/2 cup butter
- 1 cup brown sugar
- 2 Tablespoons corn syrup
- 5 large eggs
- 3/4 cup heavy cream
- 3/4 cup milk
- 1 tsp. pure vanilla extract
- 1/4 tsp. salt
- Powdered Sugar for garnish
- Large Pyrex or oven to table baking dish
In a small saucepan melt butter with brown sugar and corn syrup over moderate heat, stirring, until smooth, and pour into a 13 by 9 by 2-inch baking dish.
Arrange bread slices in one layer in baking dish, squeezing them slightly to fit.
In a bowl whisk together eggs, heavy cream, milk, vanilla, and salt until combined well and pour evenly over bread. Tightly cover the dish and chill bread mixture in refrigerator at least 8 hours and up to 1 day.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees and bring bread mixture to room temperature. Bake uncovered, in middle of oven until puffed and edges are golden, 30 to 40 minutes.
Recipe adapted from The Food Network
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