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The Ultimate French Toast Recipe


For a decadent brunch or an easy dessert, you can’t beat French toast. Try it savoury or sweet.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 4 slices of bread of your choice
  • 4 eggs
  • ¼ cup cream
  • a pinch of salt
  • 2 Tbsp butter


  • A dash of vanilla essence
  • 1 Tbsp castor sugar
  • 1 punnet berries
  • Squillos chocolate hazelnut spread to taste
  • mixed berry jam to taste
  • mascarpone to taste


  • 12 rashers crispy bacon
  • 4 poached eggs
  • 3 tablespoons basil pesto
  • 8 slices halloumi
  • a handful rocket or micro leaves

Recipe Method

  1. Beat the eggs, cream and salt (for the sweet version add the vanilla and sugar).
  2. Dip each slice of bread into the egg mixture and leave to soak for 2-3 minutes.
  3. Heat the butter in a non-stick pan and fry the french toast for 2-3 minutes on each side until golden brown.
  4. Apply sweet or savoury toppings as per preference.

Source – cooking365coza