Cinnamon French toast with ricotta cheese and grilled mango cheeks




  • 4 mango cheeks for serving
  • 2 large eggs
  • 4 tablespoon low fat smooth cream cheese
  • 1 tablespoon castor sugar
  • a little butter
  • 1 white loaf of bread, thickly sliced
  • 150g ricotta cheese (can substitute low fat cream cheese)
  • cinnamon sugar


  1. Grill or fry the mango wedges briefly on a hot griddle, set aside.
  2. Beat the eggs, cream cheese and castor sugar to make a batter.
  3. Heat a little butter in a frying pan until hot.
  4. Dip the bread slices into the batter, turning them over to soak both sides.
  5. Fry the slices in the hot butter until golden, turning to cook both sides.
  6. Drain on paper towels and serve immediately with cinnamon sugar, a dollop of ricotta cheese and a wedge of mango.

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