French Toast

French Toast

30mins
3 Serves

French toast is a classic choice for brunch or even dessert! It's quick and easy and always a winner. It'll go perfectly with a glass of Taylors sparkling Brut Cuvée. Drizzle with red-wine soaked berries and mascarpone cream for an incredible combo.

Ingredients

  • 6 slices, halved diagonally Bread or Brioche
  • 1 cup Milk
  • 3 tbsp Butter
  • 2 large Eggs
  • 1 pinch Salt
  • 2 tbsp Sugar
  • 2 cups Mixed berries
  • ½ cup Sugar
  • 1 cup Taylors Estate Merlot or Promised Land Cabernet Merlot
  • ½ cup Heavy cream
  • ½ cup Mascarpone cheese
  • 2 ½ tablespoons Honey

Method

  1. To make the red wine berries, place the sugar and wine in a saucepan over medium heat. Bring to a simmer and add the berries. Reduce heat to low and simmer for a further 5-8 minutes until tender.
  2. For the mascarpone cream, whip the cream in an electric mixer in a cold bowl until thick. Add the mascarpone cheese and mix again until thickened. Then add honey and mix again.
  3. For the french toast whisk together eggs, 1 cup of milk, 1 tbsp butter, 2 tbsp sugar and a punch of salt in a large baking dish. Place bread in in dish, stand for 1 minute and press to help absorb mixture, then turn over and repeat. Next melt 1 tbsp butter in a pan and cook half the break until golden for 3 minutes per side. Remove and transfer to a plate before cooking the rest of the bread.
  4. Serve topped with the berries and mascarpone cream.

Some wines that go with this recipe

Estate Label

Pinot Noir Chardonnay Brut Cuvée

Estate Label

Pinot Noir Rosé

Taylor Made

Pinot Noir Rosé