Raspberry Pain Perdu

Like eggy bread, only better! This sweet treat from Mike Robinson makes a simple and quick family pudding
By Mike Robinson
Raspberry Pain Perdu
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  • Serves: 4
  • Effort: easy


  • 1 small loaf brioche, thinly sliced into 8
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tbsp icing sugar
  • 1 vanilla pod
  • 100 ml double cream
  • 1 punnet raspberries
  • butter, for frying


1. Beat the eggs, icing sugar and cream together in a bowl.

2. Scrape the seeds from the vanilla pod and add this to the egg mixture.

3. Take the brioche slices and dip each into the mixture.

4. Heat the butter in a large frying pan until foaming. Fry the bread in batches until golden and crispy.

5. Place two pieces in each of four bowls. Sprinkle with raspberries and serve.

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