French Toast with Brioche

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French toast is a traditional breakfast dish that consists of slices of bread soaked in a sweetened egg mixture. Then we pan-fry this delectable egg-soaked bread until it’s golden brown on both sides. Top your toast with powdered sugar, fruit, maple syrup, or butter for a delicious finish.

This recipe is probably the best ever. Finishing it in the oven ensures that even thick slices are not runny or underdone. Browned butter also adds a nutty, caramel twist to the usual maple goodness.

What Bread is Perfect For French Toast?

There are numerous possibilities for French Toast, and technically, any bread would work in the recipe. The basic goal is to find the best-tasting bread.

Brioche, French Baguette, and Challah are the top three breads to use for French Toast. All of these selections will produce an absolutely delicious toast, but does the magic is you want to have one of the finest French toasts ever.

What Is Brioche?

Brioche is a form of bread, but it’s better than you might think! It’s a soft, softly sweet, rich bread that goes well with both sweet and savory foods. Brioche is so light and flavorful because it is produced with an enriched dough, which gives it a soft texture and excellent flavor.

Brioche is popular all over the world as an enhanced substitute for ‘regular’ bread, used in sandwiches, toasties, burgers, and other dishes. Brioche can be used to make bread and butter pudding, French toast, club sandwiches, and a variety of other foods.

Is Brioche Good For French Toast?

Brioche is quite adaptable. The beauty of brioche bread is that you can make whatever you want with it. It is suitable for all mealtimes – breakfast, lunch, brunch, dinner, snack time, desserts, etc. It also goes well with both sweet and savory foods, so the possibilities are limitless.

Brioche bread can be used in any recipe that calls for regular bread. It’s very good on bread and butter pudding, grilled or toasted sandwiches, and even burgers and hot dogs. Of course, it’s a must-try addition to French toast when you’re looking for a little additional Parisian flair.

french toast with brioche

French toast with Brioche

This is probably the best French toast ever. Finishing it in the oven ensures that even thick slices are not runny or underdone.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Course Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine French


  • 1 brioche long
  • 20 cl milk
  • 20 cl liquid cream
  • 3 eggs
  • 50 g powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 20 g butter
  • 50 g chocolate


  • Cut the brioche into slices 2 cm thick.
  • In a salad bowl, whisk the eggs with the cream and the milk. Add vanilla extract and sugar and mix. Pour the mixture into a shallow and wide dish.
  • Arrange the baguette slices in the dish.
  • Preheat the oven on the thermostat 6. Pour the mixture into the dish and let the baguette slices soak for 20 minutes.
  • Sprinkle top with chocolate and butter. Bake for about 30 minutes.
  • Enjoy warm or warm with or without accompaniment


Keyword French Toast, Toast with Brioche
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