French Toast with Berry Compote

May 8, 2012

Treat your mum to a decadent breakfast this Mother’s Day. Far from a guilty indulgence, this recipe is low in fat and only takes 10 minutes to make! Team with seasonal fruit, low-fat vanilla yoghurt, a glass of freshly-squeezed orange juice and a cup of tea or coffee.

Serves 2


4 eggs

4 slices wholegrain bread

½ cup low fat milk

1 pinch ground cinnamon

1 tsp polyunsaturated margarine

1 cup berries (any type, fresh or frozen)

2 tbsp brown sugar ?

1. Whisk eggs, milk and cinnamon until combined.

2. Heat a non-stick fry pan and melt margarine.

3. Dip bread into egg mixture and fry gently on both sides for about 2-3 minutes.
Add berries to a small saucepan, add sugar and bring to a gentle simmer, be mindful not to overcook the berries.

4. Place French toast on to plates and serve with berries.

Tip: Cut bread into different shapes using a cookie cutter.

What’s your favourite indulgent breakfast?

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