Slices of French bread soaked in orange juice, cream and spices.
INGREDIENTS (for 6 servings):
- 1 French baguette
- 1 cup orange juice
- 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
- 2 eggs
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/4 cup white sugar
- 1 dash ground nutmeg
- 3 tablespoons butter
- 2 tablespoons confectioners' sugar for dusting
Cut loaf ends off and reserve for another use. Cut remaining loaf into 1 1/2 inch slices; let stand 4 hours or overnight.
In a 9x13 inch baking pan, combine orange juice, cream, eggs ground cinnamon and white sugar. Place bread slices in pan and turn until liquid is absorbed, about 5 minutes.
In a large skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add bread slices and cook until browned on both sides, about 5 minutes. Dust generously with confectioners' sugar and serve warm.