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Mixed berry French toast with toasted almonds

In season, fresh and spilling over your plate – that’s exactly how you should enjoy this mixed berry French toast with toasted almonds.


8 eggs
½ cup milk
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp vegetable oil
8 slices bread
¾ cup water
1 tbsp lemon juice
1 tsp honey
1½ cups mixed berries
2 tsp cornflour
1 tsp vanilla essence
¼ cup flaked almonds, toasted

1. Whisk eggs, milk and cinnamon together in a large shallow dish.
2. Place a non-stick pan over medium-low heat and lightly grease with oil.
3. Soak bread in the egg mixture for 20 seconds until both sides have absorbed some of it.
4. Fry the bread in the hot pan for 1–2 minutes per side until golden brown and cooked through.
5. Place the water, lemon juice, honey and 1 cup mixed berries in a pot over medium heat. Bring to the boil, then reduce the heat and simmer for
6. Mix the cornflour with 1 tbsp water and add the paste into the blackberry mixture. Whisk until the sauce has thickened. Stir in the vanilla.
7. Stack slices of French toast on top of each other and pour over the mixed
8. Top your French toast with the remaining berries and sprinkle with toasted almonds.

Recipe & styling: Kate Turner
Photography: Andreas Eiselen //

For a delicious savoury option, try our French toast with chakalaka and baked beans.

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