"Grilled French Toast w/ Rum-Spiced & Caramelized Banana Sauce"

TIME: 35MIN / COST: NEVER AGAIN MAKING A BORING BREAKFAST  / TASTES: THE FRENCH TOAST YOU’VE NEVER HAD… GRILLED & TOPPED W/ CARAMELIZED BOOZE EXTRACT.

FRENCH TOAST INGREDIENTS:
-4-6 Slices THICK Cut Bread (Use your Favorite… I elected a Brioche)
-1/2 Cup Half & Half
-4 Large Eggs (3 Whole Eggs / 1 Egg Whites)\
-1 Tspn Brown Sugar
-1 Tspn Canola Oil
-1 Tspn Vanilla Extract
-1 Tspn Cinnamon
-1 Pinch Salt
-Non-Stick 1/3 Second Spray (ie. Pam)

METHOD to the MADNESS:
-Pre-Heat Oven to 250 Degrees Farenheight (Used for Placing Cooked, but yet-to-be-served French Toast).
-Mix Eggs, 1/2&1/2, & ALL Wet/Dry Ingredients (Except Bread) into a Large Bowl & Mix THOROUGHLY.
-Begin by Dipping Bread into Egg for 10-15 Seconds per Side.
-Place Side 1 onto Large Hot Pan coated w/ a Non-Stick Spray & then Cover to maintain moisture.
-Let Side 1 of the Bread sizzle for 2-3min or until the Egg Coating BEGINS to turn golden in color.
-Flip Bread to Side 2 & While Cooking (2-3min), Apply 2 Tbspns of Raw Egg Mixture evenly over Cooked Side 1.
-Flip Bread BACK to Side 1 AGAIN.
-While Side 1 cooks AGAIN for 60-90sec, Apply 2 tbspns of Raw Egg Mixture evenly over Cooked Side 2.
-Flip Bread BACK to Side 2 AGAIN & cook for 60-90sec.
-NOW, MAGIC… Ensure the GRILL is on HIGH HEAT & Grates are HOT when Toast is applied.
-Gently lay down Toast over the Grates & allow the GRILL to bring the FLAVORS to their MAX.
-Cook Toast for 2-3min TOTAL, turning counter-clockwise 1/2 turn after 60-90sec. 


RUM-SPICED CARMELIZED BANANA SAUCE INGREDIENTS:
-1/2 Cup White Granulated Sugar
-1 Cup Heavy Whiping Cream
-1 Large Banana Chopped
-1 Tspn Rum Extract
-1/2 Tspn Cinnamon
-1 Pinch Nutmeg

METHOD to the MADNESS:
-Begin by Combining Heavy Cream, Rum Extract, Cinnamon & Nutmeg into Mixing Bowl & combine thoroughly.
-In sauce pan, simmer down Sugar on Medium Heat, but NOT stiring until Sugar starts to Carmelize. -Once Sugar begins to melt, Sitr regularly until Sugar turns golden in color.-Remove from heat & SLOWLY add Heavy Cream to melted Sugar (Sugar may Harden as Cream Bubbles).-Once combined, add Banana, place pan back on heat to simmer, & stir until ALL ingredients are combined into a smooth, creamy consistency.-Remove & let cool.

NOW… PLATE THAT FRENCH TOAST, LAY DOWN COPIOUS OF THE CARAMELIZED BANANA SAUCE & GO TO WORK ON THAT GRUB!!!
Grilled French Toast with Rum-Spiced & Caramelized Banana Sauce

Grilled French Toast with Rum-Spiced & Caramelized Banana Sauce

Written by Live Fire Republic
David Olson is a nationally-recognized American Culinary Federation Chef, television personality and international social media influencer, award-winning recipe developer, live fire grill master, global adventurer-extraordinaire, and the creator behind, "Live Fire Republic." David has an organic and attentive audience of more than two million households weekly via countless television and event appearances, his blog, and various print, radio and social media channels. Meanwhile his recipes and creative content continue to be shared across the web and in print publications from sea to shining sea. For all media inquiries, please email PR agency, The Lisa Ekus Group; Boston, MA - Jaimee Constantine, 413.247.9325 or jaimee@lisaekus.com.