Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Meyer Lemon Custard French Toast with Blackberries and Maple scented Greek Yogurt

6 slices challah or brioche ( cut about 1in thick)
 3 eggs
1/2 cup (whole milk, half and half, or cream)
Zest from one meyer lemon
Pinch of salt
Cinnamon Sugar
Maple scented Greek yogurt (Recipe below)

Preheat oven to 350 degrees 
In a medium sized bowl whip eggs, (milk, half/half, or cream), lemon zest, and salt.
Pour ingredients into pan large enough to size the flat slices of challah.
Flip the challah over in custard insuring both sides are generously coated
Let sit until all the custard has been soaked up by challah.
While the bread is soaking line a large baking sheet with parchment paper
Brush paper with oil to prevent the bread from sticking
Before removing bread from your pan sprinkle top side generously with cinnamon sugar
Place challah to baking sheet cinnamon sugar side down
Top the remaining side with an additional layer of cinnamon sugar
Bake approximately 20 min~Until the toast is puffy and crunchy

Allow two pieces per plate 
Top with blackberries or fruit of your choice, and *maple scented Fage yogurt.

* 1 cup Fage yogurt , 2 tbsp pure maple syrup (mix well)

Enjoy :)