How to make
8 slicesPC®The Decadent Chocolate Cherry Loaf slices
1 cup (250 mL)PC®Black Label Ontario Montmorency Sour Cherry Fruit Spread
1 tbsp (15 mL)Granulated sugar
1/2 cup (125 mL)2% milk
2 tbsp (25 mL)PC®Black Label Normandy Style Unsalted Cultured Butter
1/4 cup (50 mL)Very cold 35% whipping cream
2 tbsp (25 mL)Icing sugar
How to make
- Step 1
Place four slices of bread on work surface; divide 3/4 cup (175 mL) of the cherry spread among the four slices, spooning an equal amount onto the centre of each slice. Sandwich with remaining bread slices.
- Step 2
Whisk together egg and granulated sugar in wide shallow bowl until frothy. Whisk in milk until combined.
- Step 3
Melt butter in large frying pan over medium heat. Dip one sandwich in egg mixture, carefully turning to soak; transfer to hot pan. Repeat with remaining sandwiches; discard any remaining egg mixture. Cook for 3 to 4 minutes. Using metal spatula, carefully turn over and cook for another 3 to 4 minutes or until bread is golden and crisp at edges; transfer to cutting board.
- Step 4
Meanwhile, using electric hand mixer, whip cream with sugar for 2 minutes or until soft peaks form.
- Step 5
Cut French toast in half diagonally; arrange two halves on each of four plates. Spoon 1 tbsp (15 mL) of remaining cherry spread into the centre of each plate; top each with a generous dollop of whipped cream. Sprinkle with chocolate shavings, if desired. Serve immediately.