Stuffed French Toast Recipe
with Cream Cheese and Apricot Preserves
I like to serve this with extra apricot preserves on a Chinese spoon. See more of my
gourmet breakfast ideas with photographs
Recipe Type: French toast, breakfast, stuffed French bread, eggs, cream cheese, bacon, milk, heavy cream
Prep time: 20 min
Total Time:20 min
1/2 cup apricot preserves
1/2 cup cream cheese, softened
8 - 1-inch thick slices country bread or French Bread
1-1/4 cups milk
1/2 cup heavy cream
1 tablespoon sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon kosher salt
butter to saute French toast
powdered sugar for garnish
Preheat electric skillet to 350 degrees F.
Separate bacon slices place single layer between two double sheets of absorbent paper
towels; microwave on high until crisp or to your preference.
In a small bowl mix apricot preserves and cream cheese together
until smooth. Cut a pocket in one side of each bread slice and
fill with 4 teaspoons apricot cream cheese mixture until well stuffed.
In a wide soup bowl or pie plate whisk together eggs, milk, cream, sugar,
vanilla, salt and orange zest. Submerge each stuffed bread slice in the
egg mixture until both sides are well soaked.
Add butter to electric skillet. Toast stuffed bread
slices until golden brown on both sides. Remove from
skillet to individual plates, dust with powdered sugar and serve with bacon
strips and more apricot preserves.... so easy to make and
recommendation: Pinot Gris; Chardonnay|