Recipe for Chamomile Toast Brulee
Chamomile Toast Brulee
Texas Toast Bread 


  • 4 slices of Aunt Millie's Texas Toast
  • 1 cup half-and-half
  • 1/4 oz dried Chamomile
  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 stick unsalted butter, softened
  • Special Equipment: Torch, like used for Crème Brulèe

Yield: 4 Servings


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Warm half-and-half until it's almost to a summer. Add chamomile and turn off heat. Steep uncovered for 10 minutes, then strain. Sweeten with condensed milk to taste.
  3. Spread 1 tablespoon of butter on both sides of each slice of bread. Lay the bread lices on a baking sheet and bake until edges are lightly browned.
  4. Dip each piece of toast in sugar on one side only, and sprinkle a little more sugar on the bread.
  5. Torch the sugared toast on a metal rack over a baking sheet. NOTE: Keep the torch 2-3 inches above the sugar. Melt and brown the sugar until it is almost caramelized.
  6. Pour some of the sweetened milk mixture into a bowl, and top with the toasted bread.
  7. Serve immediately.

Recipe fron Food and Wine, July 2011


Nutrition Information:

Serving Size 1 Bowl (226g)
Number of Servings 4
Calories 820
Calories from Fat 540
Total Fat 61g 94% DV
Saturated Fat 38g 19% DV
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 18g
Cholesterol 175mg 59% DV
Sodium 300mg 12% DV
Potassium 390mg 11% DV
Total Carbohydrate 59g 20% DV
Dietary Fiber 0g 0% DV
Sugar 44g
Protein 11g

*Percent Daily Values (%DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.