Brioche French Toast with Berry Compote

DSC03342So darn good! French toast made with buttery, sweet Brioche and topped with a mixed berry compote!

Serves 2

         Berry Compote

  • 1 cup of fresh strawberries, washed, hulled and sliced
  • 1 cup of fresh blackberries
  • 1/4 cup of sugar
  • juice of 1/2 of a lemon
  • splash of water

         French Toast

  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup of whole milk or half and half
  • 1 1/2 Tbs of sugar
  • dash of cinnamon
  • dash of allspice
  • splash of vanilla
  • 4 thick slices of Brioche, Challah or french bread
  • powdered sugar


Start by making the berry compote: Place the strawberries and the blackberries in a small saucepan, add the lemon juice, sugar and a splash of water and cook over medium heat for  6 – 8 minutes, until berries are soft, but not completely broken down.DSC03314DSC03316
For the batter: Add the eggs, milk, sugar, cinnamon, allspice and vanilla, whisk until well blended.DSC03327Cut the bread into 4 thick slices.DSC03332

Pour the batter into a casserole dish, place the bread in the batter, soak both sides.
Heat the griddle, add 1 Tbs of butter, add in the soaked bread. Cook for 3 -4 minutes, turn and cook 3 – 4 more minutes, til golden brown.
To serve, place 2 french toast slices on each plate, top with the berries, then sprinkle with powdered sugar!



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    Theresa schmedeke
    April 2, 2016

    Oh my goodness! I really cannot get enough of your recipes! Please keep them coming as well as you are spoiling us ! I cannot wait to buy your recipe book!!

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