Strawberry and Pineapple Grilled French Toast

By Kevin Kolman, Weber Grill Master



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)


Maple syrup



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.