Balsamic Cherry French Toast

Cherry French Toast

The secret ingredient in this delicious dish is the Gold Label Balsamic Vinegar which adds the perfect balance of sweet and zesty. A great brunch dish for your Christmas visitors…


  • 500g cherries, pitted
  • 45g brown sugar
  • 2tbsp gold label balsamic vinegar of Modena
  • 2tsp clear honey
  • 2tbsp water
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 fresh eggs
  • Sea salt, to taste
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • ½tsp vanilla extract
  • 8 large bread slices
  • 40g butter
  • Spoonful of Greek natural yoghurt

To make:

  1. In a small pot, add cherries, sugar, Balsamic Vinegar, honey and water. Allow to bubble over medium heat, stirring occasionally, for about 10min. Transfer into a bowl to cool.
  2. Whisk together milk, eggs, sea salt, cinnamon, and vanilla in a bowl. Add bread slices and coat in the mixture.
  3. In a pan, melt butter over medium heat. cook the bread slices for about 2-3min for each side until golden.
  4. Serve your French toasts with the cherry compote and dollop of Greek yoghurt drizzle with balsamic vinegar for a deliciously sweet Balsamic variant of your french toasts.

Allison Hay

I joined the My Weekly team ten years ago, and I love the variety of topics we cover both online and in the magazine. I manage the digital content for the brand, sharing features and information on the website, social media and in our digital newsletters. I also work for Your Best Ever Christmas - perfect as it's my favourite time of year!