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Balthazar Brioche French Toast

 
One serving costs about $1.49

$1.49 per serving

1 people like this recipe

1 likes

This recipe is ready in 45 minutes

Ready in 45 minutes

6 vegetarian,lacto ovo vegetarian American
spoonacular Score:43%

Spoonacular Score: 43%

 

Balthazar Brioche French Toast is a vegetarian morn meal. This recipe makes 6 servings with 665 calories, 22g of protein, and 25g of fat each. For $1.12 per serving, this recipe covers 25% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. 1 person has tried and liked this recipe. A mixture of milk, butter, nutmeg, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so tasty. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes about 45 minutes. This recipe is typical of American cuisine. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 58%. This score is solid. Similar recipes include Gil's Brioche French Toast, Waffled Brioche French Toast, and Cinnamon Brioche French Toast.

Ingredients

Servings:
1 loaf
1 loaf challah bread
challah bread
0.25 cups
0.25 cups clarified butter
clarified butter
some
some confectioners' sugar
confectioners' sugar
6 large
6 large eggs
eggs
1 tsp
1 tsp ground cinnamon
ground cinnamon
4 cups
4 cups milk
milk
1 pinch
1 pinch nutmeg
nutmeg
0.5 cups
0.5 cups sugar
sugar
2 Tbsps
2 Tbsps unsalted butter
unsalted butter
1 loaf challah bread
1 loaf
challah bread
0.25 cups clarified butter
0.25 cups
clarified butter
some confectioners' sugar
some
confectioners' sugar
6 large eggs
6 large
eggs
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1 tsp
ground cinnamon
4 cups milk
4 cups
milk
1 pinch nutmeg
1 pinch
nutmeg
0.5 cups sugar
0.5 cups
sugar
2 Tbsps unsalted butter
2 Tbsps
unsalted butter

Equipment

baking sheet
baking sheet
baking pan
baking pan
whisk
whisk
bowl
bowl
oven
oven
baking sheet
baking sheet
baking pan
baking pan
whisk
whisk
bowl
bowl
oven
oven


Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, whisk together eggs, sugar, and milk. Add cinnamon and nutmeg; whisk to combine.
  2. Layer bread slices in a shallow baking dish and pour over egg mixture; let stand until bread begins to absorb liquid, 2 to 3 minutes. Turn bread slices and let bread absorb liquid on the opposite side, 2 to 3 minutes more.
  3. Preheat oven to 200 degrees. Place a baking sheet or ovenproof serving platter in oven.
  4. Working in batches, coat the bottom of a medium skillet with some of the clarified butter and heat over medium-high heat. Add 3 to 4 slices of soaked bread and cook until golden brown and crisp. Turn bread and cook until golden brown and crisp, adding butter as necessary to help browning and to give the French toast a nutty flavor. Transfer French toast to baking sheet in oven to keep warm. Repeat process with remaining clarified butter, soaked bread, and butter.
  5. Serve French toast immediately dusted with confectioners' sugar, syrup, and fresh fruit or bacon, if desired.

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Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $1.49
Ingredient
1 loaf challah bread
¼ cups clarified butter
some confectioners' sugar
6 larges eggs
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
4 cups milk
1 pinch nutmeg
½ cups sugar
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
Price
$4.22
$0.87
$0.15
$1.86
$0.08
$1.32
$0.07
$0.14
$0.24
$8.95

Tips

Health Tips

  • Studies have shown people who drink full fat milk are thinner than those who drink low-fat or fat-free milk instead. Keep that in mind before you decide to swap. If you want to go dairy free, however, you can replace milk with unsweetened soy milk in most recipes.

  • To make baked goods lighter and sneak in some extra nutrition, you can swap half the butter or oil (sometimes even all of it!) with an equal amount of unsweetened applesauce.

  • Believe it or not, some sources say you can substitute avocado puree for butter when making brownies. Try it and let us know how it turns out!

  • If you can, choose grassfed butter for a better nutritional profile—more vitamins, a favorable omega 3/6 ratio, etc.

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Price Tips

  • Most dairy products stay good well past their sell-by date. Instead of throwing out perfectly safe food that is just a few days or maybe even a week or two old, make sure the product smells fine, has a normal texture, and doesn't taste funny. Sniff testing isn't exactly rocket science and it can keep you from wasting food (and money).

Cooking Tips

  • Clarified butter is the pure butterfat that remains when the milk solids and water have been removed from normal butter. Clarified butter can be used to cook at higher temperatures than normal butter. Ghee is a type of clarified butter common in Indian dishes.

  • Like many ground spices, ground nutmeg loses its flavor over time. For the best nutmeg taste, purchase whole nutmeg and grate it right as you use it. If you're a real nutmeg lover, you can even buy a nutmeg grinder.

  • Don't despair if you don't have powdered sugar on hand. All you need is granulated sugar and a good blender. Pour in the granulated sugar and blend at a high speed until you have a powder.

  • Butter's incredible flavor has made it an extremely popular cooking fat, but it is important to know that butter has the lowest smoke point of almost any cooking fat. This means butter literally starts to smoke at a lower temperature than most other fats between 250-350 degrees Fahrenheit. So while butter is great for cooking at lower temperatures, you should probably use canola oil, coconut oil, or another oil with a higher smoke point for frying and other high temperature cooking.

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Green Tips

  • To avoid antibiotics, hormones, and other nasties in your milk, choose organic whenever possible. If you can't afford organic, look for milk labeled hormone and antibiotic free. It is often less expensive.

  • Choose free range or organic eggs whenever possible! Even though they are more expensive, eggs are generally cheap to begin with, and eggs from cage-free chickens are worth the extra cost.

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
593 Calories
19g Protein
26g Total Fat
69g Carbs
8% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
593
30%

Fat
26g
41%

  Saturated Fat
13g
82%

Carbohydrates
69g
23%

  Sugar
34g
38%

Cholesterol
294mg
98%

Sodium
438mg
19%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
19g
39%

Selenium
46µg
66%

Vitamin B2
0.87mg
51%

Phosphorus
330mg
33%

Calcium
290mg
29%

Vitamin B1
0.43mg
29%

Folate
114µg
29%

Vitamin D
3µg
24%

Manganese
0.46mg
23%

Vitamin B12
1µg
22%

Vitamin B3
3mg
19%

Iron
3mg
19%

Vitamin B5
1mg
17%

Vitamin A
846IU
17%

Zinc
1mg
13%

Potassium
383mg
11%

Copper
0.21mg
10%

Vitamin B6
0.2mg
10%

Magnesium
38mg
10%

Fiber
1g
8%

Vitamin E
1mg
7%

Vitamin K
1µg
2%

covered percent of daily need

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