French Toast with Wine-Soaked Pears

Quite a spread for breakfast

Quite a spread for breakfast

This topping is good on French toast or pancakes.

French Toast with Wine Pear Topping

  • 1 pear sliced thin
  • 1/3 bottle semi sweet white wine *
  • 4 thick slices sourdough or Brioche bread
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp orange zest
  • 2 tbsp butter

Soak pears in wine for an hour. Mix egg, buttermilk, cinnamon, half the orange zest and sugar well. Soak bread slices in batter for 30 minutes. Flipping occasionally. Heat griddle. In a frying pan melt butter and add remaining orange zest over medium heat. add pears and saute until browned on both sides. Cook french toast on griddle until golden brown. Serve topped with pears and powdered sugar.

*If you only have dry white wine then just mix in some sugar to taste.

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About Rufus' Food and Spirits Guide

This blog attempts to collect some of the things I try to create with food and booze. Sometimes I succeed and sometimes I fail. My hope is to entertain and maybe help people think a little harder about what they decide to eat and drink.
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4 Responses to French Toast with Wine-Soaked Pears

  1. Eva Taylor says:

    What a beautiful and festive brunch dish.

  2. This looks delicious!

  3. Oh this sounds divine.. c

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