French Toast With Caramel Sauce

2 Slices
25 min

Have some refrigerated bread that you need to use up? Or just want to jazz up that slice of bread? Make french toast! Quick and simple to do, and you've got yourself a lovely breakfast dish.


You can use store-bought sliced bread, but I've gone a little extra and used up some of the brioche loaf I had made. Be as minimal or extravagant as you want with toppings, but I tend to enjoy mine with some fresh fruits and whipped cream. Sometimes I want a little extra sweetness so I've included a recipe I used for caramel sauce. It makes a fairly large jar, so you can always reduce the proportions to make a smaller amount.

French Toast With Caramel Sauce

Recipe details

  • 2  Slices
  • Prep time: 10 Minutes Cook time: 15 Minutes Total time: 25 min
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Ingredients

For the toast

  • 2 thick slices of bread
  • 1 egg
  • 125ml of milk
  • Pinch of cinnamon powder
  • 1 teaspoon of granulated sugar (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon of butter

For the caramel sauce

  • 150g brown sugar
  • 250ml heavy cream
  • 50g butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt

Instructions

For the toast

Heat a pan over low-medium heat. Allow butter to melt in the pan.
Whisk the egg with milk and cinnamon powder and sugar and pour into a shallow dish.
Dip the bread into the mixture and ensure the entire slice is well coated.
Place on pan and cook until browned, then flip and repeat on the other side. Repeat for next slice of bread.
Plate with toppings of choice.

For the caramel sauce

Heat a saucepan over medium heat.
Add sugar, cream, butter, salt and vanilla extract and allow to simmer until the sugar and butter has melted, for about 5 minutes.
Allow to cool and pour into a jar. Refrigerate if not using immediately.

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