Pan-Fried Brioche with Grapes & Chocolate Ganache

Photography, © Foodivine studio

  • Prep time 25 minutes
  • Total time 1 hour & 35 minutes
  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: October 2022


Dark Chocolate Ganache:
Pan-Fried Brioche:
Honey-Coated Grapes:


Dark Chocolate Ganache

Place chocolate in heatproof bowl; set aside. In small saucepan, heat cream over medium-high heat until small bubbles form around edge. Pour hot cream over reserved chocolate; whisk until chocolate has melted. Stir in pepper. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour. (Make-ahead: Can be refrigerated overnight.)

Pan-Fried Brioche

In large skillet, melt half of the butter over medium heat. Add brioche slices and cook, turning halfway through cooking time, until golden brown, about 4 minutes. Transfer brioche slices to wire rack and sprinkle with goat cheese. Set aside.

Honey-Coated Grapes

In skillet, melt remaining butter over mediumhigh heat. Add grapes and cook, stirring often, until grapes start to crack, about 2 minutes. Drizzle with 2 tbsp of the honey and toss to coat well. Remove from heat.

Place large spoonful of Dark Chocolate Ganache in centre of 4 small plates and roughly spread with back of spoon. Top with Pan-Fried Brioche and Honey- Coated Grapes. Sprinkle with lemon zest and pistachios; drizzle with remaining honey.

Nutritional facts PER SERVING

  • Calories 935
  • Total fat 45 g
  • Saturated fat 24 g
  • Cholesterol 135 mg
  • Sodium 865 mg
  • Total carbohydrate 109 g
  • Fibre 6 g
  • Sugars 44 g
  • Protein 24 g
  • Iron 7.8 mg
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Pan-Fried Brioche with Grapes & Chocolate Ganache