Pear and Brie French Toast

A different way to serve up a bite size appetizer full of flavour and texture. Enjoy a rich double cream brie that matches up perfectly with the slight crispness of the baguette slices.

  • Prep time: 10 min
  • Makes: 12
  • Cook time: 4 min

Nutritional Information


  • Calories 160
  • Fat 5 g
  • Carbohydrates 21 g
  • Fibre 2 g
  • Protein 7 g
  • Sodium 340 mg


Naturegg Nestlaid
3 tbsp / 45 ml
5% light cream
2 tbsp / 30 ml
chopped fresh chives
1/4 tsp / 1 ml
each salt and pepper
Pinch of
curry powder
2 tsp / 10 ml
1 ripe but firm
Bartlett pear, cored and sliced
100 g
double cream brie
Fresh chives


  1. Slice baguette on a diagonal into ½ inch (1 cm) thick slices to get 12 slices; set aside.

  2. In shallow dish, whisk together eggs, cream, chives, salt, pepper and curry powder. Dip each slice into egg mixture, turning to coat well.

  3. Melt butter in large non-stick skillet or griddle over medium-high heat and panfry baguette slices, in batches if necessary for about 4 minutes turning once or until golden. Repeat with remaining baguette slices.

  4. Place baguette slices onto foil lined baking sheet and top with pear slices and brie. Place pan about 6 inches (15 cm) under broiler for about 3 minutes or until cheese is melted and bubbly. Garnish with chives to serve.


  1. Recipe courtesy of Egg Farmers of Ontario

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