Five-Star French Toast With Pear and Pistachios




PREP TIME 25 mins


COOKING TIME 5 - 10 mins

French Toast Ingredients
2 L Tres Rich’s® Syrup
12 Eggs
7 – 8 Artisan Bread™ Ciabatta loaves, sliced


Topping Ingredients
20 Pears, ripe but firm
400 g Salted pistachios (shelled)
4 tbsp Lemon juice
300 g Unsalted Butter
300 g Light brown sugar
2 tbsp Ground cinnamon
2 tbsp Ground Ginger
2 tbsp Ground cloves
Salt to taste

  1. Peel and cube the pears then lightly toss them in lemon juice.
  2. Melt the butter in a large pot, add the pears and cook for approximately 15 minutes.
  3. Once the pears are soft add the sugar and spices together cooking for a further 10 minutes or until the pears are fully glazed.
  4. Stir in the salted pistachios.
  5. In a separate bowl, whisk the eggs together with the Tres Riches® Syrup. Soak the slices of bread in the Tres Riches® Syrup mixture until well saturated. Note: Do not oversoak.
  6. Fry in butter until golden brown on both sides.
  7. Serve topped with the caramelised pears and pistachios.

Pro Tip: For extra decadence, add a generous dollop of Rich’s® European Style Whip Topping®, Versatie®