Michael Laiskonis, former executive pastry chef of Le Bernardin, created an ultrarich version of the French toast breakfast classic. If you haven't heard of it, that's a top- notch restaurant, trust us. This recipe for four people requires 8 to 12 slices of 3/4-inch-thick country bread, challah, or brioche. It doesn't explain how you roast the pineapple with rum, but try just roasting some pineapple slices with rum, and see what happens. The toast batter is flavored with vanilla, orange zest, nutmeg, and cinnamon.
Michael Laiskonis, former executive pastry chef of Le Bernardin, dresses up this breakfast classic by adding spices, spiked pineapple, and ic.... Read More