French Toast with Lemon Mascarpone and Fresh Berries

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recipe by Tenina Holder

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Breakfast gets serious with this amazingly easy and impressive recipe for restaurant quality French toast. You'll love it!

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recipe updated Jun 8, 2020


  • Egg icon
    6 (300g)
  • Vanilla bean paste icon
    Vanilla bean paste
    2 tbsp (33g)
  • Single cream icon
    Single cream
    as needed
  • Ground cinnamon icon
    Ground cinnamon
    1 tsp (3g)
  • Icing sugar icon
    Icing sugar
    4 tsp (10g)
  • Stale bread icon
    Stale bread
  • Butter icon
    60g (about 4¼ tbsp)
  • Mascarpone cheese icon
    Mascarpone cheese
    250g (about 1 cup)
  • Lemon zest icon
    Lemon zest
  • Icing sugar icon
    Icing sugar
    3 tbsp (23g)
  • Vanilla bean paste icon
    Vanilla bean paste
    1 tsp (5g)
  • Mixed berries icon
    Mixed berries
    as needed
  • Maple syrup icon
    Maple syrup
    as needed


  • kCook icon Whisk
  • kCook icon TM5
  • kCook icon Tm5 bowl
  • kCook icon Small bowl
  • kCook icon Frying pan
  • kCook icon Medium roasting dish

Step preview

  1. Pre-heat oven - 100°C
  2. Add egg, vanilla bean paste, single cream, ground cinnamon and icing sugar to the TM5 bowl
  3. Fit TM5 bowl to TM5
  4. Blend until well combined - approx 10 sec, speed 8
  5. Add stale bread to a clean medium roasting dish
  6. Transfer egg mixture to bread
  7. Soak evenly
  8. Add butter to a clean frying pan
  9. Melt in frying pan - medium heat
  10. Transfer bread to frying pan
  11. Fry one by one in frying pan until lightly browned
  12. Keep warm - 100°C
  13. Add mascarpone cheese, lemon zest, icing sugar and vanilla bean paste to a clean small bowl
  14. Whisk
  15. Scoop with tablespoon
  16. Scatter mixed berries over the cheese mixture
  17. Drizzle with maple syrup
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