Fig, caramel and Rooibos French toast bake

January 25, 2024
Fig, caramel and Rooibos French toast bake

This fig, caramel and Rooibos French toast bake is delicious as an indulgent breakfast or perfect as a warm dessert.

Fig, caramel and Rooibos French toast bake

Breakfast
Serves: 6
Cooking Time: 45 mins

Instructions

1

Preheat the oven to 180°C.

2

Grease a 25cm x 18cm baking dish with non-stick cooking spray.

3

Warm 500ml (2 cups) milk over medium heat and remove before it starts to boil, 2 – 3 minutes.

4

Add 3 Rooibos teabags and allow to steep, 5 minutes, press the teabags with a spoon to squeeze out all of the flavour and discard the bags.

5

Whisk 3 large eggs, 45ml (3 tbsp) sugar, 5ml (1 tsp) vanilla essence and the Rooibos-infused milk together.

6

Make 4 closed sandwiches of 8 slices white bread that have been spread with 100g Nestlé Caramel Treat and fill with 8 (180g) sliced figs.

7

Cut each sandwich into 9 squares and pile them into the baking dish.

8

Pour the milk and egg mixture over and bake, 30 minutes.

9

Dust with a little icing sugar and serve with dollops plain yoghurt. Garnish with fresh mint, if desired.

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Recipe and styling by Illanique van Aswegen

Photograph by Adel Ferreira 

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