BLUEBERRY FRENCH TOAST

Another super easy dish even for those not particularly culinary-inclined. Wow your friends and family with this home chef’s version that will be sure to surprise and delight come Sunday brunch. 

INGREDIENTS 

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg

2 tablespoons granulated sugar

4 tablespoons butter

4 whole eggs

1/4 cup 2% milk

1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

8 slices of bread (BEST choices are challah, brioche, or white bread)

Fresh blueberries 

Maple syrup

Icing sugar to garnish

INSTRUCTIONS 

*****Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

In a small bowl, combine dry ingredients (cinnamon, nutmeg, and sugar) and set aside. 

In a 10-inch or 12-inch frying pan, melt butter over medium heat. 

Whisk together cinnamon mixture, eggs, milk, and vanilla, and pour into a shallow bowl. 

Working in batches, coat bread with egg mixture and place in heated frying pan. 

Cook until each side is golden, 2 to 3 minutes per side. 

*****SPECIAL CULINARY TRICK: Place onto baking sheet and bake in the oven until crisp and slightly puffed – about 12-15 minutes. 

Serve with fresh blueberries, warm maple syrup, and butter.

Top with icing sugar if desired.

 

Kate Shelton
Kate has led a diverse career in both the arts and business management. From dancing with the prestigious National Ballet of Canada to earning a Bachelor of Arts degree at Ryerson to then taking on the entrepreneurial role of running a small business, Kate’s wide range of experience has allowed her to develop a keen eye for art and design. As an avid Crossfitter, Kate has a true appreciation for leading an active, healthy lifestyle. She currently lives in Oakville, Ontario, with her husband and their wonderful son.