Mother's Day weekend is here and if you are looking for a brunch idea, Pat has you covered with this Brioche French Toast with Raspberry Compote & Whipped Ricotta recipe! With the combined flavors of raspberry, lemon, and basil, this toast will step up your brunch game! Pat hopes you enjoy and wishing everyone a Happy Mother's Day to those who celebrate!
In a shallow bowl, whisk together milk, eggs, vanilla, and lemon zest
Add a little butter to a pan over low-medium heat. Dip your brioche into the milk mixture, flip, and then transfer to pan. Cook until both sides are lightly golden
In a small saucepan, add raspberries over low heat. Using a fork, mash up the raspberries. Add in vanilla, honey, lemon juice, lemon zest, and basil. Stir until well combined
Add ricotta to a bowl and whip for 2 min using a hand mixer (or stand mixer) Ricotta should be light and airy. Add in honey, vanilla, and lemon juice and whip for one more minute.
To serve: use a spatula to spread some whipped ricotta on a plate. Add pieces of French toast and pour raspberry compote over the bread. Top with fresh blueberries, lemon zest, basil, and a sprinkle of powdered sugar. Enjoy!