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    Martha's Crunchy Nut French toast

    • Vegetarian
    • Preparation time: 10 minutes
    • Cooking time: 12 minutes
    • Total time: 22 minutes 25 minutes

    Serves: 4

    Ingredients

    250ml whole milk
    2 British Blacktail Large Free Range Eggs
    1 tsp vanilla extract
    50g caster sugar
    Pinch of sea salt
    200g challa or brioche loaf, a few days old
    100g Crunchy Nut Cornflakes
    50g butter
    Fresh raspberries, sliced banana, honey and Greek yogurt, to serve 

    Method

    1. Beat together the milk, eggs and vanilla extract in a wide rectangular dish that is big enough to hold two pieces of bread. Add the sugar and salt into the mix and beat again.

    2. Cut the bread into 4 thick slices about 2.5cm thick and set to one side. Place the cornflakes into a bowl and cover with a bowl the same size to crush. You want them quite finely crushed, then sprinkle out into another rectangular dish.

    3. Melt the butter in a large frying or griddle pan over a medium heat. Dip a slice of bread into the egg mixture and soak for 30 seconds on each side until saturated, then lay into the crushed cornflakes and coat on both sides.

    4. Fry, in batches, for 3-4 minutes – reducing the heat if necessary – until golden and caramelised on the bottom, then flip over. Keep a close eye to make sure the cornflakes don’t catch underneath. Cook for a further minute or two on the other side until puffed up and cooked through, then remove from the pan and keep warm in the oven until ready to serve. Repeat with the remaining bread until all the egg mixture is used up.

    5. Top with berries, banana and a drizzle of honey and serve with Greek yogurt.

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