Josh Eggleton's wonderful summer dessert draws on the complementary flavours of strawberry and elderflower to top a slice of eggy bread. This eggy bread with strawberries recipe is a lot of fun to make, and even more fun to eat

Method
1.
For the elderflower sabayon, add the egg yolks, cordial and sugar to a stainless steel bowl. Place over a pan of gently simmering water, ensuring the base of the bowl is not in contact with the water
2.
Whisk the eggs until they have expanded five times in volume, this will take approximately 10-15 minutes
3.
Remove the bowl from the heat if the egg mixture starts to catch on the sides, this will help ensure the mix does not get too hot and scramble. Return to the heat to continue if required. Remove and set aside
4.
For the eggy bread, combine the eggs, milk, spices and maple syrup in a bowl and whisk to combine
5.
Place 2 large non-stick frying pans over a medium heat. Dip the slices of bread in the spiced egg mixture and turn over to coat. Allow the bread to soak for at least 1 minute
6.
Add the butter to one of the pans and once melted add a slice of the bread
7.
Add the olive oil to the other pan, toss the prepared strawberries in the caster sugar and add to the hot pan with the oil
8.
Flip over the eggy bread, making sure it’s a nice golden brown colour. Toss the strawberries until all the sugar has melted. Add the balsamic vinegar and toss again to coat
9.
Remove from the heat while the strawberries are still firm. They should not be soft or mushy
10.
Place the eggy bread on a plate and top with the warm strawberries. Finish with the elderflower cream and a sprig of elderflower
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Ingredients

Elderflower sabayon

  • 4 egg yolks
  • 30g of caster sugar
  • 25ml of elderflower cordial
  • 1 sprig of fresh elderflower

Eggy bread

Pan roasted strawberries

  • 600g of Sweet Eve Strawberries, hulled and quartered
  • 100g of caster sugar
  • 1 tbsp of balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tbsp of fruity olive oil

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Josh Eggleton keeps things relatively simple in this summery dessert recipe, serving eggy sourdough bread with strawberries and elderflower

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