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Our blueberry French toast is made with buttery brioche and topped with delicious sticky blueberries and lemon zest. A super simple, yet indulgent breakfast recipe.

Our blueberry French toast is a complete dream to eat!

Indulgently delicious yet super simple to throw together. An effortless and gorgeous recipe that’s perfect for breakfast or brunch

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French toast is delicious with either savoury or sweet toppings, for this recipe we’ll top buttery brioche french toast with super sweet plump blueberries and lemon zest.

Blueberry French Toast Ingredients

blueberry French toast made with brioche bread and topped with sticky blueberries and lemon zest
  • 1 slice of brioche loaf
  • 1 egg beaten – you may need 2 depending on size of your slice of bread
  • 100g blueberries
  • zest of a lemon
  • 1/2 tsp sugar – you can use honey if you prefer
  • 20g butter – for frying

How to make blueberry French toast

  • Coat the brioche in egg – simply crack the egg, whisk and pour onto a small plate – dip the brioche into the egg mixture and coat on both sides.
  • Fry the French toast – melt the butter in a frying pan then gently fry the bread on both sides until it’s a lovely golden colour.
  • Soak off any excess butter – remove the French toast onto a slice of kitchen paper to soak off any excess butter – I prefer to do this, but if you want the butter, then keep it on.
  • Make the sticky blueberry topping – tip the blueberries into the hot pan and add a pinch of sugar or swirl of honey, just toss them around over a high heat to warm them and let them go a little squishy and sticky
  • Serve your French toast – top the French toast with the hot blueberries and grate over a little lemon zest and dig in straight away, you’ll not be able to wait!
blueberry french toast with sticky blueberry topping and lemon zest

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Make blueberry French toast your way

  • Use different berries – switch the blueberries for any other berries you like – strawberries or even blackberries in the autumn are delicious.
  • Skip the sugar – either use no sugar at all or go for maple syrup or honey.
  • Add some vanilla – swap the lemon zest for tiny flecks of fresh vanilla bean.

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How to serve blueberry French toast

  • eat as an indulgent weekday breakfast
  • serve with Greek yogurt and fresh coffee for weekend brunch.

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  • Breakfast Pots – lovely little make ahead breakfast pots with cereal, yogurt and fruit.
  • Apple Muffins – delicious muffins filled with apples and oats that are perfect for breakfast

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Yield: Serves 1

Blueberry French Toast

Brioche French toast with blueberries and lemon zest, easy brunch recipes, easy family food from daisies and pie

The most indulgent and delicious blueberry topped bricohe French toast

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 slice brioche bread 
  • 1 egg - beaten 
  • 100g blueberries 
  • zest of a lemon 
  • 1/2 tsp sugar 
  • 25g butter - for frying 

Instructions

  1. Dip the brioche into the egg mixture and coat on both sides.
  2. Melt the butter in a frying pan then gently fry the bread on both sides until the egg is golden.
  3. Remove the French toast onto a slice of kitchen paper to soak off any excess butter.
  4. Tip the blueberries into the hot pan and add a pinch of sugar or swirl of honey, just toss them around over a high heat to warm them and let them go a little squishy.
  5. Top the French toast with the hot blueberries and grate over a little lemon zest.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

1

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 600Total Fat: 38gSaturated Fat: 22gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 13gCholesterol: 343mgSodium: 520mgCarbohydrates: 55gFiber: 6gSugar: 20gProtein: 15g

Nutritional content will vary depending on the exact ingredients you use and how careful you are with measuring - this nutritional information is given as a general guide only and may not be accurate - you should always calculate your own nutritional information especially if you have specific dietary requirements.

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