French Toast (serves 6)


2 eggs

½ cup milk

¼ cup cream

1 tablespoon caster sugar

1 vanilla pod, seeds scraped


ground cinnamon

ground nutmeg

6 slices brioche

unsalted butter

For serving

crispy fried bacon

raspberries , strawberries and/or blueberries

crème fraîche

maple syrup


Beat the eggs, milk and cream together.

Add the sugar, vanilla and a pinch of salt, cinnamon and nutmeg, mix it all together.

Soak each slice of brioche in the egg mixture for 30 seconds

In a nonstick pan on medium heat, melt 1 tablespoon butter, allowing it to go slightly nutty.

Fry each slice of bread until golden brown on both sides

Add more butter if the pan dries out

Serve with bacon and topped with berries, a dollop of crème fraîche and a drizzle of syrup.


* Recipe is from Reuben At Home (Quivertree Publications)

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