Crispy French toast with fresh starwberries and salted butter caramel

Author: Les Cultures de chez nous
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Portions 4
Freezing No
Ingredients
Preparation

Ingredients

  • For the salted butter caramel :
  • 160 ml (2/3 cup) of sugar
  • 30 ml (2 tablespoons) of water
  • 160 ml (2/3 cup) of 15% cooking cream
  • 80 ml (1/3 cup) of butter
  • 1 to 2 pinches of salt flower
  • For the French toast :
  • 250 ml (1 cup) of milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 30 ml (2 tablespoons) of sugar
  • 2 drops of vanilla essence
  • 4 slices of bread
  • 500 ml (2 cups) of crushed crispy oats cereals ( like Croque Nature)
  • 30 ml (2 tablespoons) of butter
  • 16 minced strawberries
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Preparation

  • In a casserole, heat sugar with water for 3 to 4 minutes at medium heat, without stirring, until the preparation takes an amber tint.
  • Meanwhile, heat cream a few seconds in the micro-wave.
  • Add hot cream and butter in the casserole while stirring quickly. Heat at medium heat for 2 to 3 minutes, until obtaining an unctuous consistency.
  • Add salt flower. Remove from heat.
  • In a deep plate, whisk milk with eggs, sugar and vanilla.
  • Set bread slices into the plate and let soak a few seconds over each sides. Drain slices then coat with cereals.
  • In a pan, heat butter at medium-low heat. Cook bread slices 2 minutes over both sides. Serve with strawberries and salt flower caramel.

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