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Strawberries and Cream French Toast. Sweet cream cheese, jam and fresh strawberries stuffed between two pieces of soft Texas toast. Dipped into a rich custard batter and cooked until golden brown in skillet. Gourmet french toast made in less than 15 minutes. Perfect topped with fresh berries and homemade whipped cream. www.modernhoney.com

Strawberries and Cream Stuffed French Toast

A breakfast favorite! Sweetened fresh strawberry cream cheese stuffed between thick slices of bread and dipped into a rich custard batter and cooked in a buttery skillet until golden brown. Topped with fresh berries and homemade whipped cream. A showstopping breakfast dish!
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword stuffed french toast
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 17 minutes
Servings 6
Author Melissa Stadler, Modern Honey

Ingredients

  • 1 Loaf Texas Toast or any thick bread, approximately 8-10 slices
  • (1) 8-ounce pkg. Cream Cheese softened
  • 1/3 cup Strawberry Jam
  • 2/3 cup Strawberries sliced into small pieces
  • 1/2 teaspoon Fresh Lemon Zest
  • 1 cup Whole Milk
  • 3 Eggs
  • 2 teaspoons Vanilla
  • 2 Tablespoons Brown Sugar
  • 5 Tablespoons Butter for pan

Toppings:

  • Fresh Berries -- Blueberries Blackberries and Strawberries
  • Powdered Sugar
  • Real Maple Syrup
  • Fresh Whipped Cream

Instructions

  1. In a small bowl, beat together cream cheese, jam, and lemon zest. Fold in fresh strawberries. Spoon mixture on piece of bread and top with another piece of bread.
  2. In a shallow dish, whisk together milk, eggs, vanilla and brown sugar.
  3. Heat skillet on medium low heat and add 1 Tablespoon of butter per french toast.
  4. Working in batches, dip each piece of french toast into custard batter. Let each side soak for about 10 seconds. Add the soaked slices to the sizzling butter in the skillet.
  5. Cook until golden brown -- about 4 minutes per side.
  6. Serve with fresh berries, powdered sugar, whipped cream and real maple syrup.