Baked Stuffed French Toast

Why drive to a pancake house when you can make a divine dish like this one at home? A topping of raspberries, strawberries, or sliced fresh peaches doubles its deliciousness.

Baked Stuffed French Toast
Prep Time:
25 mins
Chill Time:
2 hrs
Bake Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
Servings:
4

Ingredients

  • 8 0.75 inch slices French bread

  • 1 recipe Cream Cheese Filling

  • 4 eggs, lightly beaten

  • 1 cup milk

  • 1 cup orange juice

  • Maple syrup and/or fruit (optional)

Cream Cheese Filling

  • 1 8 ounce package cream cheese

  • ½ cup snipped dried apricots or golden raisins

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Directions

  1. Place half of the bread slices in a 3-quart baking dish. Spread with Cream Cheese Filling. Top with the remaining bread slices.

  2. In a medium bowl combine eggs, milk, and orange juice. Pour egg mixture evenly over bread stacks, covering all of the tops. Cover with plastic wrap and chill for 2 to 24 hours.

  3. Preheat oven to 375°F. Line a 15x10x1-inch baking pan with parchment paper or nonstick foil. Arrange bread stacks in the prepared baking pan. Bake, uncovered, for 30 to 35 minutes or until golden, turning once. If desired, serve with syrup and/or fruit.

Cream Cheese Filling

  1. In a medium bowl combine cream cheese, apricots or golden raisins, and ground cinnamon.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

550 Calories
27g Fat
59g Carbs
20g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 550
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 27g 35%
Saturated Fat 14g 70%
Cholesterol 279mg 93%
Sodium 695mg 30%
Total Carbohydrate 59g 21%
Total Sugars 21g
Protein 20g
Vitamin C 30.7mg 154%
Calcium 201.9mg 16%
Iron 4.1mg 23%
Potassium 636mg 14%
Folate, total 149.2mcg
Vitamin B-12 1.1mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.2mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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