Start Valentine’s Day off which a delicious heart shaped French Toast breakfast with sweet strawberry compote. Enjoy my Valentine’s Day French Toast recipe.
The love of food and the food of love. French Toast is so delicious anyway but jazzing it up a little for Valentine’s Day is a lot of fun. It can also be a great brunch to make with kids. Allow them to press out the shapes in the bread and the adult can cook them.
The strawberry compote is easy to make and also delicious with French toast.
How to make Valentine’s French Toast
1)The recipe is so easy to make. Mix all the ingredients together and whisk. 2)Cut out the hearts using a cookie cutter.
3)In a medium hot pan add a teaspoon of butter. Dip the bread into the mix and add to the pan. 4) Flip them over and cook the other side and serve.
The smell of the spices will make you hungry. It’s rich and simple to make and on these cold mornings lovely to create for those you love.
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A delicious and loving made breakfast for Valentine’s Day, I serve it with a hot strawberry compote is the way to start the day in a romantic way!
Take a cookie cutters and cut the bread into hearts worked so well and the final dish looked amazing. I will definitely be trying different shapes next time we have this for brunch.
Valentine’s French Toast Recipe
This has been the most loved recipe in my house since I came up with this combination this weekend, so I expect it to be used a lot more in the future. I don’t think I have ever eaten so much French toast in my life but heart French Toast was just too cute! It’s great to have a table of everyone wanting second, third or forth portions for brunch.
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Valentine’s Day French Toast
- 4 large eggs
- 220 ml milk
- 1 teaspoon of nutmeg cinnamon and vanilla extract
- 1 tablespoon of sugar
- slices of bread I used Hovis best of both
- tablespoon unsalted butter
Hot Strawberry Compote
- 400 g strawberries
- half a teaspoon of vanilla extract
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- half a teaspoon of cinnamon
- 2 tablespoons of water
Serve with (optional)
- Maple syrup optional
- Bacon optional
- In a bowl whisk the eggs, milk, nutmeg, cinnamon, vanilla and sugar.
- Take a slice of bread and using a heart shaped cookie cutter cut the bread slices.
- To make the strawberry compote cut up the strawberries and place in a bowl.
- Add the vanilla extract, sugar and cinnamon and stir it.
- Pour the strawberries in to a saucepan with the water and on a low heat cook for 3-5 minutes until they are soft, but still holding their shape, and bubbling. Remove and set aside until the French toast is cooked.
- Heat a frying pan to a medium/hot temperature and add a teaspoon of butter.
- Dip the bread hearts into the mix and leave for a few seconds to soak all the way through.
- Pop the bread hearts in the pan and cook until golden brown on each side.
- Serve with the strawberries and a good drizzle of maple syrup. Bacon also tastes pretty great!
Please note that the nutrition information provided above is approximate and meant as a guideline only.
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