Sprinkle the pears with the juice of half a lemon to prevent them from turning black.
French toast with vanilla pear jam
For the jam
• 4 pears
• ½ vanilla pod
• juice of half a lemon
• 2 tablespoons of powdered sugar
For the French toast
• 4 slices of Gâche
• 1 pear, 2 eggs
• 30g of sugar
• 10cl of milk
• 10cl liquid cream
• 10g of butter
• ½ teaspoon of vanilla powder
1- For the jam, peel, seed and cut the pears into small pieces, then sprinkle them with the juice of half a lemon (to prevent them from turning black).
2- Caramelize the sugar in a pan, then add the pears and the vanilla pod cut lengthwise. Stir regularly for about 30 minutes over low heat. Let it cool down. Set aside.
3- For the French toast, mix the eggs, sugar, milk and cream in a large bowl, not forgetting the vanilla powder. Dip the slices of Gâche in the bowl and make sure they are well soaked. In a pan, melt the butter and cook the slices of Gâche for 3 to 4 minutes on each side.
4- Before serving, cut the peeled pear into four pieces.
5- On each plate, place a slice of warm Gâche, add the warm vanilla pear jam and place a fresh pear wedge. Serve.