Strawberry and Pineapple Grilled French Toast

By Kevin Kolman, Weber Grill Master

 

Ingredients

4 large eggs

1 cup buttermilk

2 tablespoons pure vanilla extract

½ tablespoons ground cinnamon

2 tablespoons granulated sugar

8 slices brioche bread (1/2-3/4 inch thick)

8-stemmed strawberries

8 chunks of pineapple

 

Additional Toppings

Confectioners’ sugar (powdered sugar)

Butter

Maple syrup

 

Directions

1. In large bowl combine and whisk eggs, milk, vanilla, cinnamon, and sugar. Place pieces of bread inside a 9x13 baking pan. Pour mixture over the bread and turn pieces of bread over once making sure it coats the bread evenly. Let bread sit for about 4-5 minutes before removing.  

2. Place strawberries and pineapple chunks on wood skewers.

3. Prepare the grill for direct cooking over medium-low heat (about 350-400).

4. It is critical to your cooking grates are clean before grilling. Place the pieces of bread and fruit onto the grill and set a timer for 3 ½ -4 minutes.

5. Once the timer goes off, using a spatula, flip your pieces of bread and fruit skewers and continue to cook the other side. Set your timer for 3 ½ -4 minutes. 

6.  Remove the toast and skewers from the grill. Add butter and syrup while the toast is warm. Lightly dust fruit with either powdered sugar or syrup.

 

Makes 4 servings.