STRAWBERRY STUFFED FRENCH TOAST
This thick vanilla and cinnamon french toast is stuffed with sweet cream cheese filling and sugar-coated strawberries for a quick and easy indulgent breakfast!
‣ 8 ounce cream cheese, (1 pkg) softened ‣ 1/4 cup sour cream ‣ 3/4 cup powdered sugar, plus more for topping ‣ 2 teaspoon vanilla extract, divided ‣ 1 cup strawberries, fresh or frozen, sliced thin ‣ 1/4 cup granulated sugar ‣ 3 large egg ‣ 1 1/2 cup milk ‣ 1 loaf french bread, cut into 1 inch slices ‣ 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon ‣ maple syrup, for topping, optional
In a large bowl, whip together the cream cheese, sour cream, powdered sugar, and vanilla until nice and smooth.
MIX THE FILLING
PREPARE THE STRAWBERRIES
Prepare the strawberries by slicing them, patting them dry, and then tossing them in sugar.
MIX THE COATING FOR THE BREAD
Whisk together the milk, egg, vanilla, and cinnamon until the eggs are broken and the mixture is mostly smooth.
ASSEMBLE THE FRENCH TOAST
Spread the cream cheese mixture on one side of sliced french bread, add some strawberries, then top it with another slice of french bread.
DIP THE FRENCH TOAST
Dip it into the milk & egg mixture, coating both sides.
FRY UNTIL GOLDEN
Melt some butter in a large, wide skillet, then add the prepared stuffed french toast. Fry each side until the bread turns a nice golden brown color.