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Gran Marnier French Toast

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6 large eggs1/2 cup fresh orange juice1/3 cup milk1/4 cup Grand Marnier or other orange-flavored liqueur1 1/2 tablespoons packed brown sugar1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon8 slices whole-wheat bread, preferably slightly stale3 tablespoons butter for fryingPowdered sugar for dustingMaple syrup


Preheat oven to 200°F (95°C).
In a large shallow baking dish whisk together eggs, orange juice, milk, liqueur, brown sugar, and cinnamon. Add 4 bread slices and soak 2 minutes. Turn slices over and soak 2 minutes more. Transfer soaked bread slices to a plate and repeat procedure with remaining 4 bread slices.
In a large heavy skillet or griddle, heat 1 1/2 tablespoons butter over medium heat until foam subsides; cook half of coated bread slices until golden, about 3 minutes on each side.
Transfer to a baking sheet and keep warm in oven. Cook remaining bread slices in same manner.
Dust French toast with powdered sugar and serve with syrup.