~ Carmel Bacon Stuffed French Toast ~
8 slices Sweet French Toast (recipe follows)
1 recipe – white chocolate custard (recipe follows)
1/2 lb cooked bacon, crumbled
On a plate put one piece of sweet french toast, top with a generous amount of custard and a sprinkling of bacon. Place another piece of french toast on top of custard, sprinkle bacon on top and drizzle with caramel sauce.
Sweet French Toast
2 tsp vanilla extract
8 slices bread
1/4 cup milk
6 tsp sugar
In a shallow dish, beat egg, sugar, milk and vanilla well.
Heat griddle or pan on medium heat. Coat with butter or spray with non-stick cooking spray.
Soak each side of bread in egg mixture until wet, but not soggy, about 10-20 seconds a side.
Grill each side until golden brown.
Remove from heat. Serve, top as desired.
White Chocolate Custard
1/4 lb white cooking chocolate, chopped
1 cup milk
1 1/3 cup cream
4 egg yolks
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1/2 cup confectioners sugar
Place chocolate in a medium heatproof bowl and set aside.
Combine milk and cream in a medium saucepan and stir over medium heat until hot but do not allow the mixture to boil.
Whisk egg yolks, cornstarch and sugar in a medium bowl until the mixture is smooth and thick and whisk hot milk mixture, into egg yolk mixture.
Return mixture to saucepan and whisk constantly, over a low heat for about four minutes, or until custard thickens.
Pour custard over the chopped chocolate and stir until chocolate is melted.
Serve warm or chilled.