French toast stars with Nutella® hazelnut spread

French toast stars with Nutella hazelnut spread
French toast, s’il vous plaît!
Is French toast really French? This popular recipe has many names throughout the world, such as eggy bread, gypsy toast or poor knights. Although its origins are uncertain, you can be sure it’s going to give you a great breakfast: crunchy, spiced bread and the taste of Nutella® hazelnut spread stuffing.
  • 2 eggs
  • 5 1/2 oz milk
  • 4 tsp granulated sugar
  • Pinch of cinnamon
  • 4 tsp butter
  • 8 slices day-old brioche bread
  • 2 tbsp Nutella® hazelnut spread (approx)
  • Confectioners’ sugar, for decorating
Step 1
Step 1
  • The night before, leave out slices of brioche on a wire rack (optional).
  • In shallow bowl, whisk together eggs, milk, sugar and cinnamon. Heat 1 tsp butter in nonstick skillet set over medium-low heat.
  • Dip a few bread slices in egg mixture for a few seconds.
  • Step 2
    Step 2
  • Cook for 2 to 3 minutes on one side or until golden brown. Turn over; cook for 2 to 3 minutes or until golden brown on bottom.
  • Step 3
    Step 3
  • Transfer French toast onto plate; keep warm. Repeat with remaining bread slices, adding butter to skillet as needed.
  • Using star cookie cutter, cut out stars from French toast.
  • Step 4
    Step 4
  • Evenly spread Nutella® hazelnut spread over 4 French toast stars; sandwich with remaining stars.
  • Sprinkle with confectioners’ sugar and outline French toast stars with Nutella® hazelnut spread.