• 2 thick cut slices of brioche
  • 1 egg
  • 50 g sugar
  • 50 g milk
  • a drop of vanilla essence
  • 2 tblsp caster sugar
  • a knob of butter
  • vanilla ice cream to serve


  • Remove the crusts from the bread, portioning each slice into two. Whisk together the sugar, milk, vanilla and egg.
  • Using a dry pan on a medium heat add 2 tablespoons of sugar. Allow the sugar to caramelise to a light golden colour. Add a tsp of butter and stir into the melted sugar.
  • Dip each portion of brioche into the egg mix and add to the caramelised sugar. Cook until golden on all four sides.
  • Serve warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.