Stuffed French Toast With Fresh Berry Topping

Stuffed French Toast With Fresh Berry Topping

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9
20 min.
prep
28 min.
total
6 Servings

This Stuffed French Toast With Fresh Berry Topping recipe takes your favorite strawberry preserves mixed with creamy ricotta cheese to make a delectable filling. Fresh berries and a dusting of powdered sugar top them off for an attractive and colorful presentation.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups mixed fresh berries (strawberries, raspberries, blueberries and/or blackberries)
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 2/3 cup lowfat ricotta cheese
  • 1/4 cup strawberry preserves
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2/3 cup (5 fl.-oz. can) NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Fat Free Milk
  • 2 tablespoons packed brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 12 slices (about 3/4-inch-thick) French bread, divided
  • Vegetable oil, butter or margarine
  • Powdered sugar (optional)
  • Maple syrup, heated (optional)
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COMBINE berries and granulated sugar in small bowl. Combine ricotta cheese and preserves in separate small bowl; mix well. Combine eggs, evaporated milk, brown sugar and vanilla extract in pie plate or shallow bowl; mix well.



SPREAD ricotta-preserve mixture evenly over 6 bread slices. Top with remaining bread slices to form sandwiches.



HEAT small amount of oil in large, nonstick skillet or griddle over medium heat. Dip sandwiches in egg mixture, coating both sides. Cook on each side for about 2 minutes or until golden brown.



SPRINKLE with powdered sugar; top with berries. Serve with maple syrup.

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Delicious! I made this on valentines day for my family and they all loved it. Any berries will do and used sugar free preserves. Very rich and delicious!

- Marianne Sandwick from GILBERT, AZ

Very Good

I made this for "Girl's Morning" brunch. Everyone loved it.

- Jessica Hoffman from Kalamazoo, MI

Thank you for this recipe!

We have been looking for this recipe for years! My son fell in love with stuffed French toast on a trip to Ensenada when he was little and after trying many versions we nearly gave up on making this at home. But your recipe tasted just like the one he remembers from the resort - THANK YOU! We loved it!

- LAURA YOUNG from LA QUINTA, CA

Great special treat

I made this recipe for my son whos favorite meal is breakfast. He loved it and so did the rest of the family! We will definatly make again!

- Candus Lunderberg from SAINT PETER, MN

Stuffed French Toast With Fresh Berry Topping

Since my husband is not a big fruit fan . I mixed flavored cream cheese with the ricotta it tasted wonderful.

- LINDA KRASKEWICZ from Ashland, OH

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/6 of Recipe

Servings Per Recipe: 6

  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 268
  • Calories from Fat: 52
  • Total Fat: 5.8g (9% of DV)
  • Saturated Fat: 2.4g (12% of DV)
  • Cholesterol: 116mg (39% of DV)
  • Sodium: 291mg (12% of DV)
  • Carbohydrates: 42.1g (14% of DV)
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.1g (8% of DV)
  • Sugars: 14.4g
  • Protein: 11.3g
  • Vitamin A: 8% of DV
  • Vitamin C: 52% of DV
  • Calcium: 25% of DV
  • Iron: 16% of DV

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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