Strawberry shortcake stuffed French toast

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sherry monfils

By
@smonfils

I made this today w/ the help of my grandchildren, for mothers day for my daughter, so she wouldn't have to cook breakfast! It was very delicious and in my granddaughters words, " like a dessert!" You can use a different fruit, like blueberries or blackberries.

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Serves:
8-10
Prep:
2 Hr 30 Min
Cook:
50 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1
    loaf, ( 16 oz,) day old challah bread
  • 6 large
    eggs
  • 1 c
    1% milk
  • 1/2 c
    1% milk
  • 1 c
    light cream, or heavy cream
  • 7 Tbsp
    sugar
  • 3 tsp
    vanilla
  • 6 oz
    cream cheese, softened
  • 1 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 1
    21 oz can strawberry pie filling
  • 1 tsp
    orange zest
  • 2 c
    sliced thin fresh strawberries
  • 2 c
    whipped cream, either homemade or cool whip thawed

How to Make Strawberry shortcake stuffed French toast

Step-by-Step

  1. Cut bread into 1/2" thick slices. Coat a 9" x13" baking pan w/ cooking spray. In lg bowl, beat eggs, milk, cream, 6 tbsp sugar, vanilla and cinnamon until mixed well.
  2. Dip about 7 pieces of bread into egg mix until they're thoroughly coated. Arrange braed in pan. Pour 1/2 cup of egg mix over bread. In medium bowl, combine 1 tsp vanilla, pie filling, orange zest and cream cheese. Beat until mixed. It will be a little lumpy. Spread filling over bread in pan.
  3. Dip remaining bread into egg mix, place on top of filling in pan. Pour remaining egg mix over all. Cover and refrigerate 2 hrs. Heat oven to 350. Cover lightly with foil. Bake 30 mins. Take foil off and continue baking another 15-20 mins or until set in center. Spoon a little whipped cream on each service and top w/ slices of strawberries.

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About Strawberry shortcake stuffed French toast

Main Ingredient: Bread
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Heirloom



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