Caramelized French Toast

Makes 8 slices
  • 1/2 cup softened butter
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 cup half-and-half
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tbsp. vanilla
  • 1 1/2 tsp. Kowalski's Vietnamese Ground Cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp. kosher salt
  • 8 slices English muffin toasting bread
  • - powdered sugar
  • - fresh raspberries
  • - Kowalski's Pure Maple Syrup

In small bowl, combine butter and brown sugar; set aside. In shallow pan, whisk together half-and-half, eggs, vanilla, cinnamon and salt. Melt 1/2 cup butter brown sugar mixture on large griddle over medium-high heat. Dip brad slices one at a time in egg mixture, coating both sides. Place bread slices on griddle; cook until bottoms are deep brown (5-8 min.). Spread remaining butter mixture over tops of bread slices on griddle; turn and continue cooking until bottoms are deep brown (3-4 min.).

To Serve: Place slice of French toast on each of 8 dinner plates; divide raspberries among each. Drizzle with warm maple syrup; lightly sift powdered sugar over each.