French Toast with Lemon Mascarpone and Fresh Berries


Tenina Holder

Posted February 21, 2022 (Last updated February 21, 2022)



Total Time

4hrs 30mins



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


  • Egg icon
  • Vanilla bean paste icon
    Vanilla bean paste2 tablespoons
  • Single cream icon
    Single creamas needed
  • Ground cinnamon icon
    Ground cinnamon1 teaspoon
  • Icing sugar icon
    Icing sugar4 teaspoons
  • Soft bread icon
    Soft bread1
  • Butter icon
    Butter60 g
  • Mascarpone cheese icon
    Mascarpone cheese250 g
  • Lemon icon
    Lemon1zest of
  • Icing sugar icon
    Icing sugar3 tablespoons
  • Vanilla bean paste icon
    Vanilla bean paste1 teaspoon
  • Mixed berries icon
    Mixed berriesas needed
  • Maple syrup icon
    Maple syrupas needed

  • 1. Cut the loaf into 6cm thick slices and allow to air dry until stale
  • 2. Pre-heat oven - 100°C
  • 3. Add egg, vanilla bean paste, single cream, ground cinnamon and icing sugar to the TM5 bowl
  • 4. Blend until well combined with MC in place 10 sec, speed 8
  • 5. Pour mix into a flat container that will fit one slice of bread into it easily
  • 6. Heat a knob of butter in a frying pan on a medium heat
  • 7. Dip the first slice of bread into the egg mixture, soaking it well and turning it over to soak the other side
  • 8. Transfer bread to frying pan
  • 9. Drain it slightly, and fry in the melted butter until golden and fragrant. Turn over and repeat
  • 10. You can keep the French toast hot in an oven set to 100°C while you repeat with all the slices
  • 11. Add mascarpone cheese, lemon, icing sugar and vanilla bean paste to a clean small bowl
  • 12. Whisk together
  • 13. Refrigerate
  • 14. To plate the dish, dollop the mascarpone mixture onto a slice of french toast
  • 15. Serve hot with the fresh berries and dusted with icing sugar or drizzled with pure maple syrup

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