Custard and Masala Chai French Toast

Traditional Style ButterCustard
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Recipe Information



15 mins

prep time:

30 mins

cook time:

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  • 500 g loaf brioche bread
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup First Choice Custard
  • 2 tsp vanilla essence
  • ¼ tsp ground cardamom
  • ½ tsp mixed spice
  • ¼ tsp ground ginger
  • pinch of ground cloves
  • pinch of ground black pepper
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 20 g First Choice Butter, for frying
  • sliced almonds, toasted
  • blueberries for serving

For the honey butter:

  • 230 g First Choice Salted Butter, softened to room temperature
  • 115 g honey
  • 23 g icing sugar

Preparation method:

  1. Whisk the eggs, First Choice Custard, vanilla and spices together in a bowl and set aside.
  2. Slice bread into 2cm-thick slices.
  3. Dip the bread slices, 1 at a time, in the custard mixture.
  4. Add the First Choice Butter to a pan and cook for 2-3 minutes each side or until golden brown.
  5. Transfer to serving plates. Repeat with the remaining bread and custard mixture.
  6. Serve warm topped with lashings of honey butter, toasted almonds and blueberries.

For the honey butter:

  1. In a large bowl, beat the First Choice Butter until smooth and creamy.
  2. Beat in the remaining ingredients. Add more salt if desired.
  3. Cover leftovers tightly and store in the refrigerator for up to a week.