Chai Spiced French Toast with whipped Mascarpone and Chia Seeds

Combine tea and breakfast with this chai-spiced french toast.
  • 4 each sliced brioche, each cut 1 inch thick
  • 1/2 vanilla bean
  • 1 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 4 each egg yolks
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp. cardamom
  • 1 tsp. allspice
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. ginger
  • 1/4 tsp. cloves
  • 1/2 cup mascarpone
  • 1 Tablespoon chia seed

*Make sure your brioche is about 2 days old.

Stale bread helps make the French Toast less soggy


  1. Whisk together the vanilla bean, cream, sugar, yolks and all of the spices.
  2. Let you brioche sit in the mixture for about 3 minutes.
  3. Remove brioche and shake off the excess.
  4. Set it into a pan with a bit of melted butter and cook until golden brown.
  5. Serve it immediately with the mascarpone, a bit of maple syrup and sprinkle the chia seeds on top.