This dessert is an absolute staple for Sunday brunch- Ladies and Gents, our Buttermilk French Toast! This dish only takes a total of 20 minutes, and requires very simple ingredients that you could find at home. So, are you a French toast lover? Why not give it a go?
The only excuse you really need to make this dish is having some stale bread in your kitchen. Got that? You’re already halfway there! This recipe also uses buttermilk, 1 large egg, butter, olive oil, honey, and salt, as well as 2 apples and chopped nuts to top it off if you desire. Don’t have buttermilk on hand? Don’t worry! You can make your own buttermilk by adding 1 tablespoon of lemon juice or vinegar to 1 cup of whole milk! It is that simple! Don’t skip out on this step as the buttermilk contributes to a light and more tender French toast.
For this dessert you can garnish with whatever fruit and nuts you would like. We suggest chopping some pecans or walnuts, and baking some stewed Granny Smith apples to serve with the French toast. As the recipe states, you can also add some raisins with the nuts to top off your toast. You can also swap out the honey for some maple syrup for a lovely sweet caramel flavour.
But don’t forget, this is also not exclusively just a weekend dessert of course…so treat yourself!
Buttermilk French Toast
- 8 slices stale bread, white or brown
- 250 ml buttermilk
- 1 large egg
- 4 tbsp chopped nuts and raisins of your choice
- Salt to taste
- Olive oil
- 2 Apples
- Fresh greens for garnishing
- 150 ml Honey or syrup (warmed)
- Whisk together egg, milk, salt together.
- Heat a lightly oiled griddle or skillet over medium-high heat.
- Dunk each slice of bread in egg mixture, soaking both sides. Place in pan and cook on both sides until golden. Set aside and keep warm, continue until all the bread is done.
- Stack the bread, preferably 2,3 or 4.
- Slice the apples in halves, slice thinly and place on top of toast.
- Add the chopped nuts and raisins.
- Just before serving add the desired amount of warm honey or syrup.