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Just like the rest of the world, I went to see Black Panther this past week and was inspired. This chocolate French toast with chocolate ganache recipe is inspired by the latest Marvel movie.
A ganache is store-bought chocolate sauce much better looking cousin, who everyone loves. It only requires a few ingredients to make this amazing versatile sauce. You can use it to make truffles, as a dipping sauce or as a icing for cupcakes.
Chocolate French Toast with Chocolate Ganache Cooking Tips:
Make sure that your bread is a few days old or toasted. This will help the bread absorb the custard better which will yield an amazing french toast.
Can you make ahead?
This recipe is best when enjoyed fresh. You can make the ganache a day in advance.
Fridge: Ganache: After sauce cools off, place in an airtight container in the fridge for 7 days max.
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You can omit the rum from the ganache. If you do omit it add equal parts of pure vanilla extract.
Regular cocoa powder will work great in this recipe.
Garnish with sliced bananas, strawberries, dark chocolate chips, mangoes, pecans or whatever fruit you love!
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Chocolate French Toast with Chocolate Ganache
Chocolate French Toast
- ¾ cup half and half
- 1/3 cup dark chocolate cocoa powder
- 2 large eggs
- ½ cup sugar
- ½ teaspoon nutmeg
- ½ teaspoon cinnamon
- ¼ teaspoon cayenne
- pinch of salt
- ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
- 4 slices brioche or Texas toast day old or toasted
- 6 tablespoons unsalted butter
- ½ cup grade A Maple Syrup 1/4 cup per serving
- ½ cup heavy cream
- 1 tablespoon rum
- 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- 6 ounces semisweet chocolate 1 cup
- In a bowl mix whisk together milk, cocoa powder, eggs, sugar, nutmeg, cinnamon, cayenne, salt and vanilla; soak bread in mixture for about 20-30 seconds. In a large skillet over medium high heat melt 4 tablespoons of butter, cook bread for 2-3 minutes each side or until golden brown on each side. Serve hot with 2 tablespoons butter and maple syrup.
- In a small pot heat cream, rum, butter and sugar to a boil. Put chocolate in a stainless steel bowl pour in cream over and cover with a towel for 3-5 minutes. Stir until smooth sit to the side and allow to cool.