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Baked Stonefruit French Toast

One of the things that makes weekend special in our home is Sunday breakfast. This baked stonefruit french toast recipe is eagerly anticipated all week.
Course Breakfast
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4
Author Kyrstie Barcak - A Fresh Legacy

Ingredients

  • Baked Fruit
  • 2 apricots - halved stones removed
  • 2 peaches - halved - stones removed
  • 1 nectarine - halved - stones removed
  • 1/2 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1/8 cup maple syrup - plus extra to serve if desired
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons dried/shredded coconut pieces plus extra to serve
  • French Toast
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/3 cup of Milk
  • 6-8 slices of bread of choice - I recommend sliced sourdough
  • 1 tablespoon of coconut oil or cooking oil of choice

Instructions

  1. Heat the oven to 180 degrees
  2. Add the brown sugar to a plate and place each fruit half face down into it so each gets some
  3. Place the fruit in a baking dish - with the cut face up
  4. Combine the syrup, vanilla extract and dried coconut together and drizzle over the fruit
  5. Place the fruit dish into the oven and bake for 25 minutes
  6. Remove from the oven to cool once cooked. *Do not discard any liquid from cooking - use it to drizzle on the toast when serving
  7. Add the eggs and milk to a wide based bowl and whisk to combine
  8. Dip the bread into the egg mixture to soak for a few seconds then flip to the other side to ensure that it is thoroughly coated
  9. Stand up on it's end in the bowl and continue to dip the next pieces of bread until they are also coated and all of the mixture is used
  10. Heat a pan and add the cooking oil
  11. Place the coated bread into a medium heat pan to cook for 3-5 minutes each side - until golden brown each side
  12. To serve to the slices of bread with the fruit and drizzle with the pan juices and extra maple syrup and dried coconut pieces if desired.

Recipe Notes

Cook time includes the time to bake the fruit which can be done in advance. The fruit may be served warm or cold, according to preference.