Crunchy Maple French Toast with Maple-Whiskey Butter

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17Ingredients
15Minutes
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Ingredients

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  • 1 cup cornflakes
  • 1/2 cup light cream (or half and half)
  • 1/2 cup milk (preferably not skim)
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon (preferably Vietnamese)
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1/3 vanilla bean (sliced lengthwise and seeds scaped out with a paring knife)
  • 16 bread
  • hand
  • 1 tablespoon butter (for greasing your skillet or grilddle., Please do not use oil -- who wants French Toast that tastes like oil?)
  • 2 ounces unsalted butter (at room temperature)
  • 3/4 teaspoon maple extract
  • 3/4 teaspoon whiskey (I used Irish whiskey; if you are cooking for children, substitute vanilla extract)
  • 2 pinches sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon toasted pecans (finely chopped)
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