Recipe: Eggy bread

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Try out our recipe from the Ever Wondered About Food series

By: Paul Merrett (Guest)

  • Duration 5 mins
  • Updated Tuesday 3rd May 2005
  • Introductory level
  • Posted under Health Studies
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Serves 4


  • 6 eggs
  • 500 ml (17 fl. oz) milk
  • 60 g (2 oz) caster sugar
  • 15 slices of brioche
  • clarified butter or vegetable oilfor frying
  • soft fruit — berries, plums or peaches


  1. Beat the eggs in a bowl and whisk in the milk and sugar.
  2. Dip the slices of brioche into the mixture,allowing them to soak it up.
  3. Put the slices into the frying pan and fry until golden.
  4. Serve with soft fruit, like berries, plums or peaches.