Mince-pie French toast

mince pie french toast

Make the ultimate Christmas breakfast with this easy recipe

PAIR WITH… Iced-coffee cream

Mince-pie French toast

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Serves: 4 - 5 Time: 20 mins

Ingredients

  • 250g streaky smoked bacon, sliced
  • 30g castor sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 250ml (1 cup) milk
  • 50ml crème fraîche
  • 60ml (¼ cup) classic mincemeat ( see recipe here)
  • 8 slices leftover crusty bread
  • 100g butter
  • 50ml maple syrup
  • star anise, to garnish
  • cinnamon sticks, to garnish

Instructions

1

Grill the bacon under a hot grill until crispy, about 10 minutes.

2

Make the batter by mixing together the sugar and eggs. Add the milk and crème fraîche and mix to combine. Stir the mincemeat into the batter.

3

Soak the bread slices in the batter, about 30 seconds.

4

Heat the butter in a non-stick frying pan over low heat and fry the soaked bread slices until golden brown on both sides.

5

Serve the French toast with a good drizzle of maple syrup and a couple of rashers of crispy bacon. Garnish with star anise and cinnamon sticks.

Notes

Try getting hold of some brioche to make an even more decadent version.

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