French toast with ricotta and nut filling
This decadent French toast is a lovely sweet brunch with its ricotta filling and honey drizzle – something different for guests.
Preparation time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 15-20 minutes
1 ciabatta loaf
300 g ricotta cheese 50 g almond slivers 10 g fresh parsley, chopped 10 g fresh chives, chopped salt and freshly ground black pepper
6 eggs 60 ml (¼ c) milk
30 ml (2 T) butter 60 ml (¼ c) honey extra almond slivers, toasted
Preheat the oven to 200 °C. 1 Cut the bread into 8 thick slices. 2 Filling Mix the ingredients, season with salt and pepper, and spoon onto 4 of the bread slices. Cover with the remaining slices to make sandwiches. 3 Egg coating Beat the eggs and milk together. Carefully hold the sandwiches together and dip in the egg mixture, ensuring they’re completely coated. 4 To finish Heat the butter in a pan and fry the sandwiches on both sides until golden. Arrange on a baking sheet and bake for 5-10 minutes or until heated through. 5 Drizzle with the honey and scatter toasted almond slivers on top.