Apple and butterscotch French-toast sandwiches

June 29, 2015 (Last Updated: January 11, 2019)
Apple and butterscotch French-toast sandwiches recipe

These apple and butterscotch French-toast sandwiches are the perfect breakfast treat! Or lunch. Or dinner. Whatever. We don’t judge. We simply indulge.

Apple and butterscotch French-toast sandwiches

Serves: 3
Cooking Time: 45 minutes + 30 minutes, for the sauce to cool


  • Butterscotch sauce

  • 100ml golden syrup
  • 35g butter
  • 80g treacle sugar
  • 100ml cream
  • French-toast sandwiches

  • 30g butter
  • 2 Royal Gala apples, core removed and cut into eighths
  • 15ml (1 tbsp) brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 50ml milk
  • 6 slices muesli/raisin bread
  • 30g butter



For the butterscotch sauce, place the syrup, butter and sugar in a small saucepan and bring to a boil. Remove from heat and stir in the cream. Return to the heat, reduce the heat to medium and simmer, 2 – 3 minutes. Pour into a sterilised jar and set aside to cool and thicken, about 30 minutes.


For the sandwiches, melt the first 30g butter in a frying pan over medium heat, add the apples and sugar and fry until softened and caramelised, 3 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside to cool.


Whisk together the eggs and milk and dip the slices of bread into the egg mixture. Place 3 of the dipped slices of bread on a board and top each slice with caramelised apples and 15ml (1 tbsp) butterscotch sauce. Sandwich together with the remaining slices of dipped bread.


Heat the second 30g butter in a large frying pan over medium heat, and fry the apple sandwiches until golden brown and cooked through, 2 minutes on each side.


Remove from heat and cut each sandwich in half. Stack them, keeping them in place with a skewer, and serve immediately drizzled with the remaining butterscotch sauce or serve it as a side, if you prefer.

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