Toasted Brioche with Lemon-Whipped Ricotta and Berries

Prep Time 10 min
Cook Time 20 min
Serves 4


  • 8 slices fresh brioche bread
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 2 cups fresh berries, such as strawberries and raspberries
  • 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon orange liqueur, optional
  • 1/2 cup Guida’s Dairy heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup whole milk ricotta cheese
  • 1 lemon, zested and juiced

How to

  • Butter each slice of bread on both sides and fry on a griddle over low heat until golden brown.
  • Toss together the berries, granulated sugar, lemon juice and orange liqueur, if using. Let stand for 10–15 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, whip the heavy cream to soft peaks. Add in the powdered sugar and whip to medium peaks. Set aside.
  • Mix together the ricotta and lemon zest before folding in the whipped cream. Spoon onto toasted brioche and top with berries. Serve immediately.