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Hot Cross Bun French Toast Recipe with Honey-Roasted Figs from M&S

Both sweet and savoury, this M&S Hot Cross Bun French Toast Recipe with honey-roasted figs is perfect for Easter.

Serves 2

4 ripe figs
1 tbsp runny honey
2 eggs
75ml whole milk
2 St Clement’s hot cross buns
1 tbsp unsalted butter
Icing sugar
Crème fraîche

Quarter the ripe figs.
Halve the St Clement’s hot cross buns

1. Quarter the ripe figs. Halve the St Clement’s hot cross buns
2. Place the figs skin-side down in a baking dish and drizzle over the honey. Roast in the oven for 5-10 minutes, or until the figs start to soften.
3. Meanwhile, whisk together the eggs, milk and a pinch of salt in a bowl.
4. Put the hot cross bun halves in a shallow dish, and pour over the egg mixture. Leave to soak for a minute, then turn the buns over and soak for 1 minute more.
5. Put the butter in a large frying pan over a medium heat.
6. When it starts to foam, place the buns in the pan.
7. Cook for 1-2 minutes on each side, until golden brown.
8. Transfer to 2 plates.
9. Dust with icing sugar, then top with the figs, a dollop of crème fraîche and a drizzle of honey.


M&SAll ingredients are available from Marks & Spencer.

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