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French toast with vanilla and cinnamon recipe

French toast with vanilla and cinnamon recipe

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For something a little different, try our delicious spin on a breakfast classic. See method

  • Serves 2
  • 5 mins to prepare and 5 mins to cook
  • 498 calories / serving


  • 3 eggs
  • 1tbsp double cream
  • 1½tsp sugar
  • a pinch of salt
  • 1½tsp vanilla extract
  • ¼ tsp cinnamon
  • 2 knobs of unsalted butter
  • 4 thick slices of stale Brioche or Challah
  • To serve: handful fresh strawberries and a dusting of icing sugar

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    38g 54%
  • Saturates

    12g 61%
  • Sugars

    28g 31%
  • Salt

    0.8g 14%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 27.3g Protein 15.3g Fibre 0.9g


  1. Place eggs, cream, sugar, salt, vanilla and cinnamon in a shallow bowl and whisk to combine.
  2. Place a large frying pan on medium heat and melt 1 knob of butter.
  3. Coat 2 slices of bread in the eggy mixture and leave to soak for 30 seconds. In batches, cook for 1-2 mins on each side. Wipe the pan with some kitchen towel, melt the remaining butter and repeat.
  4. Serve with strawberries and icing sugar.

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