Sunday Brunch: French Toast Bites with Blueberry

French Toast Bites w/ Blueberry Compote


Serves 4

For the Compote:

3/4 cup maple syrup

1 cup either fresh or frozen blueberries

For the Cinnamon Topping;

2 tbsp. sugar

1 tsp. ground cinnamon


For the Bites:

3/4 cup buttermilk

1/2 cup milk

1 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract

2 large eggs

8 slices of French Bread 3/4" thick cut into 1" ling strips and allow to sit on the counter overnight to dry firm.

3 tbsp. butter


Method of preparation:

  1. For the sauce. In a small pan, combine the syrup and berries and simmer for 3-4 min and cool.
  2. For the topping just combine the sugar and cinnamon and set aside.
  3. For the bites, in a bowl, combine the buttermilk, milk, vanilla, eggs and beat until combined.
  4. Heat a non-stick pan on medium heat, place a few of the dry bread in the milk mixture for 4-5 min. then add a little butter to the hot pan and brown like a typical French toast.
  5. Place on a heated platter, sprinkle with the cinnamon topping and drizzle the compote on top, Serve at once.