Get stuck in to autumn in a slice of bread topped with seasonal caramelised fruit.
Combine the flour, cinnamon, allspice, milk and salt in a bowl. Heat the butter in a pan, dip a slice of bread in to the milk mixture making sure both sides of the bread are coated. Place on to the frying pan and fry on each side until golden brown.
Repeat with the remaining slices.
Melt the butter in a frying pan, add slices of pears and cook both sides until browned. Add the sugar and a tablespoon of water to the pears, mix and continue to cook.
Tip in the vanilla with a pinch of salt and mix. Stack the french toast on a plate and top with caramelised pear slices. Drizzle with maple syrup and dust with cinnamon to serve.