The best BBQ lunch | Fun for the kids too
Spring break is upon us. The lucky ones get to go on an awesome trip while the others go skiing for their last time of the season. If you’re like me, your spring break budget has unfortunately already been spent on a brand new smoker. Since when do we go to Disney Land to eat a tender and juicy brisket? We don’t. But we do get an awesome BBQ lunch in this article, so cheer up.
BBQ 1 – Walt Disney World 0.
We have to be innovative to keep our children busy and to prevent them from getting bored. After all, spring break isn’t a break at all for the parents!
Be brave my friends! This time the week will be fast and quick! All you need is a BBQ, some food and an easy recipe to cook with the kids. Trust me! Now, let’s get to this BBQ lunch recipe.
So go get your kids and let’s cook up a BBQ lunch recipe with them.
Smokey French toasts
Ingredients (makes 4-6 french toasts):
- 4-6 slices of home-baked bread
- 4 large eggs
- 100 ml of 35% cooking cream
- 2 tablespoons of brown sugar
- 1 tablespoon of cinnamon
- 1 tablespoon of vanilla extract
- 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- 1 cup of frozen wild berries
- 2 tablespoons of white sugar
- Hazelnut and cocoa spread
- Icing sugar for presentation
Preparation (Let the kids do it while you supervise them):
- In a large bowl, beat the eggs and add the cream, brown sugar, cinnamon, ground nutmeg and vanilla extract.
- Whisk until mixture is homogeneous.
- Preheat your BBQ to 400°F.
- Make sure you have a direct cooking zone and an indirect cooking zone.
- Dip the bread in your prepared mix.
- Make sure the bread is getting soaked in the mix.
- Cook in an indirect position and smoke with maple wood for an even more decadent result.
- Your french toast is ready to grill when the outside has a slight color, but the inside of the bread is still slightly damp.
- Place the french toast in direct cooking and grill by turning them regularly.
- When the french toasts are well grilled. Keep them warm.
- Heat a pan over the flame.
- Pour the wild berries still frozen.
- When the fruit begins to release their water, add the sugar and stir regularly.
- It will be ready when the fruit is hot and the water released from the fruit becomes syrupy.
Styling your dish (kids will love it). Warning: it may be sticky
- Spread hazelnut and cocoa spread on the french toasts.
- Place them on the plate.
- Put the wild berries on the top.
- With a spoon, drop some of the fruit syrup and pour it on the french toast and on the side of the plate.
- Lightly sprinkle the french toast of icing sugar.
All you have to do now is enjoy!
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