French toasted brioche recipe (brioche perdue)
- Cuisine: French
- Serves 3
This French family classic was traditionally made with day-old bread but now it's often made with brioche as a breakfast treat. It's nice served with red fruits.
Ingredients1 cup milk
50g caster sugar
½ vanilla pod, cut open
Piece of a brioche loaf, about 12cm long
Icing sugar, for dusting
Ground cinnamon, for dusting
PreparationPlace the milk, 30g of the caster sugar and the vanilla pod in a small pan. Bring to a simmer, then transfer to a wide dish to cool.
Beat the egg with the remaining 20g sugar.
Cut the brioche into 6 thick slices. Briefly dip each slice in the cold milk then lightly coat with the egg mix.
Heat the butter in a large frying pan and cook the brioche on each side until golden brown.
Dust the brioche generously with icing sugar and dust with a little cinnamon. Serve immediately on its own or with red fruits.
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