All posts tagged: brunch recipe

Eggy bread with berries, crème fraîche and maple syrup recipe

Christmas party season is in full swing. Knowing that I had my work Christmas party on Friday evening, I bought all of the neccessary food supplies for the weekend on Thursday evening after work. And I’m so glad I did. I have a huge amount of eggs in the house at the moment so thought of ways to use them up. One idea was eggy bread, something that my mum used to make me every weekend when I was younger. I adored it but for some reason I’ve never made since I flew the nest. It is best made with brioche but I used granary bread and it was still delicious. Eggy bread with berries, crème fraîche and maple syrup (Serves 2) Ingredients 4 slices bread / brioche 2 large eggs 120ml whole milk 1/2 vanilla pod, deseeded 2 tbsp golden caster sugar 2 tbsp crème fraîche 100g butter Handful of berries Drizzle of maple syrup Dusting of icing sugar Method 1. Whisk the eggs, icing sugar, milk and vanilla pod seeds together in a …

Bill Granger’s coconut bread

Anyone that knows me will be fully aware that brunch is my favourite meal of the day. Why wouldn’t it be – it’s an excuse to eat sweet, sugary, cakey goodness for breakfast. So when I saw Bill Granger’s recent brunch spread in The Times Magazine, I got all excited and put the Coconut Bread recipe STRAIGHT to the test. The results were fabulous, utterly fabulous! Ingredients 2 eggs 300ml full fat milk 1 vanilla pod 310g plain flour 2 tsp baking powder 2 tsp ground cinnamon 230g golden caster sugar 150g desiccated coconut 75g unsalted butter, melted Butter and icing sugar, to serve Method 1. Preheat oven to 180C/Gas 4. Lightly whisk the eggs, milk and vanilla together. 2. Sift the flour, baking powder and cinnamon into a bowl, add the sugar and coconut, and stir to combine. 3. Make a well in the centre and gradually stir in the egg mixture until just combined. Add the melted butter and stir until the mixture is just smooth, being careful not to overmix. 4. Pour …