Recipe

Fruity French toast with berries

Fresh and fruity.

  • 35 mins cooking
  • Serves 4
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Treat yourself to this fruity twist on the classic breakfast dish. We've used fruit bread and served with a sweet berry compote for delightful treat.
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Ingredients

  • 250 grams strawberries, quartered
  • 2 tablespoons icing sugar
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 125 grams fresh raspberries
  • 4 eggs
  • ½ cup (125ml) milk
  • 2 tablespoons caster sugar
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 8 thick slices fruit bread (360g)
  • 50 grams butter, chopped
  • ²⁄³ cup (190g) Greek-style yogurt
  • ¹⁄³ cup (80ml) thick cream

Method

  • 1
    Blend or process half the strawberries, half the icing sugar and the water until smooth. Pour through fine sieve into medium bowl; discard seeds. Add raspberries and remaining strawberries to puree; mix well.
  • 2
    Whisk eggs in medium bowl, then whisk in milk, caster sugar and extract.
  • 3
    Cut 9cm round from each slice of bread; discard crusts.
  • 4
    Heat a quarter of the butter in medium frying pan. Dip two bread rounds into egg mixture, one at a time; cook bread rounds until browned both sides. Remove from pan; cover to keep warm. Repeat,in batches, with remaining butter, bread rounds and egg mixture.
  • 5
    Combine yogurt and cream in small bowl.
  • 6
    Serve french toast with yogurt and berry mixtures; dust with remaining sifted icing sugar.

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