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  • 1 stick Butter(1/2 cup), unsalted
  • 1 Cup Brown Sugar, packed
  • 2 TB Corn Syrup
  • 1 Challah Bread
  • 1 1/2 Cups Half and Half
  • 5 Eggs
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
  • 1 tsp Grand Marnier
  • 1/4 tsp Salt


  • In a small heavy saucepan melt butter with brown sugar and corn syrup over moderate heat, stirring, until smooth.
  • Pour into a 13- by 9- by 2-inch baking dish.
  • Cut six 1-inch thick slices from center portion of bread, reserving ends for another use, and trim crusts.
  • Arrange bread slices in one layer in baking dish, squeezing them slightly to fit.
  • In a bowl whisk together eggs, half-and-half, vanilla, Grand Marnier, and salt until combined well.
  • Pour evenly over bread.
  • Chill bread mixture, covered, at least 8 hours and up to 1 day.
  • Preheat oven to 350° F. and bring bread to room temperature.
  • Bake bread mixture, uncovered, in middle of oven until puffed and edges are pale golden, 35 to 40 minutes.
  • Let sit for 10-15 minutes before serving.

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