Recipes and Cooking

The best eggy French toast with berries

Preparation time 20 mins Serves 4 people


  • 4 large eggs, at room temperature
  • ¾ cup reduced fat milk
  • ¼ cup caster sugar
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • Butter, for greasing pan
  • 6-8 slices day-old thick white bread
  • Strawberries and blueberries, to serve
  • Icing sugar, for dusting


Perfect for Mother’s Day or other special breakfast-in-bed special mornings.  

  • Preheat oven to 120˚C/100˚C fan-forced. Whisk eggs, milk, sugar and vanilla in a medium shallow dish.
  • Grease a large non-stick frying pan with butter and melt over medium heat. Dip2 bread slices into egg mixture for about 15-20 seconds on each side. Add to pan and cook for 2-3 minutes on each side until light golden brown.  Transfer to a tray and keep warm in the oven. Repeat with extra butter, remaining bread and egg mixture.
  • Place French toast onto serving plates. Top with strawberries and blueberries, lightly dust with icing sugar and serve.