Strawberry, lime and marzipan croûtes

6 June 2017 by
First published: 5 June 2017

This Strawberry lime and marzipan croûtes recipe is the ultimate brunch treat or easy peasy dessert.

This wonderfully decadent French-toast-style dish is perfect served as an easy dessert or even as a weekend breakfast treat! Imagine your flatmates’ faces, your children’s faces, your mates’ faces when you dish this up for brunch! Ready, set, let’s get stuck in!

Ingredients (serves 6)

6 slices brioche or use brioche buns and slice open

175g marzipan, grated

300g Jubilee Selections by Driscoll’s strawberries, hulled and sliced

1 lime, halved

Sprinkle of sugar (optional)

Handful of flaked almonds

Icing sugar to dust

Crème fraiche or Greek yoghurt to serve


Preheat the oven to 190°C (170°C in a fan oven) sit the Brioche on a baking sheet then evenly scatter over the marzipan.

Divide the strawberries between each one then squeeze over the lime juice then sprinkle with sugar if using and almonds.

Pop it in the oven to toast for about 20-25 mins or until the Brioche is golden and the topping is bubbling. Remove and dust with icing sugar and serve with a dollop of crème fraiche or Greek yoghurt if you are feeling slightly more virtuous!

Cook’s tip: drizzle over some kirsch or cherry brandy before cooking if you fancy

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