Easy French Toast with Berries Recipe

August 13, 2022  Author Avatar
Easy French Toast with Berries Recipe

French Toast with Berries

Sourdough bread, slightly hardened* 8 slices
Fresh Blueberries 1 Cup
Fresh raspberries 1 Cup
Lime, juice and zest, preferably organic 1
Powdered sugar 1/4 Cup
Large Eggs 3
Vanilla extract 2 Teaspoons
Whole Milk 1/2 Cup
Ground cinnamon 1/2 Teaspoon
Ground nutmeg 1/4 Teaspoon

Try This Classic French Toast with Fresh Mixed Berries Recipe for a Perfectly Scrumptious Breakfast or Brunch.

We love French toast for breakfast or an early brunch on the weekends when there is plenty of time to cook, relax and eat good food!  Serve this breakfast with your favorite fresh sausage patties or links. Look for Sourdough bread in the bakery section of your grocery store. Start your day off with some things you enjoy!  French toast, a good book, and an amazing cup of coffee!

Note: Any combination of fresh berries can be used for this recipe, including strawberries and blueberries, as well as the blackberries and raspberries shown here.

Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 20 minutes
Serves: 4

Ingredients Needed for French Toast:

  • Sourdough bread, slightly hardened*
  • Fresh blackberries
  • Fresh raspberries
  • Lime
  • Powdered sugar
  • Large eggs
  • Vanilla extract
  • Whole milk
  • Ground cinnamon
  • Ground nutmeg

How to Make French Toast with Berries:

Step 1. Combine the fresh berries, lime juice, lime zest, and powdered sugar in a large bowl and gently toss to combine. Set aside.

Step 2. Add the eggs, vanilla extract, milk, cinnamon, and nutmeg to a medium bowl and stir to combine.

Step 3. Soak the prepared bread in the egg mixture for 4-5 seconds per side, then transfer to a rimmed bowl. Set aside.

Step 4. Heat a large non-stick skillet over medium heat. Add two or three slices of the soaked bread to the hot skillet and cook for 3-4 minutes per side, or until golden brown on each side. Remove from skillet and repeat this process with the remaining bread slices.

Step 5. To serve, transfer the French toast onto individual plates and top with some of the fresh berry mixture and some powdered sugar and/or real maple syrup. Offer some crispy bacon or sausage links on the side, if desired. Enjoy!


french toast with berries and syrup

*To harden bread, leave the sliced bread on the counter for several hours to overnight or place on a baking sheet in a warm (lowest setting) oven for 5-10 minutes.

To serve: Additional powdered sugar and/or real maple syrup. If desired, offer bacon or sausage links on the side.



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