Apricot & Neufchatel Stuffed French Toast

Owning the farm and my own business means I work a lot. Between our family business and three sons, my wife, Kristie, and I love having a fun Sunday every week to relax.

Of course, in our house, any relaxing day needs to involve food we love. This French Toast recipe is perfect to start a relaxing Sunday because its so easy but the stuffing makes the breakfast extra special and extra delicious. Feel free to substitute almonds for walnuts or another nut you like, the added texture and flavor really kicks the stuffing up a notch.

One of the best ingredients in this recipe is the dried apricots. Dried fruit is a great ingredient because it adds sweetness to your meal, but a little bit goes a long way. Plus, dried fruit has a longer shelf life, so its a great staple ingredient to keep around the house when you’re craving something decadent on a lazy day.

Apricot & NeufchatelStuffed French Toast

Recipe by Chef BinksCourse: BreakfastCuisine: FrenchDifficulty: Easy
Servings

4

Servings
Prep time

20

minutes

Ingredients

  • Filling
  • 2 2/3 oz. Neufchatel Cream Cheese (Softened)

  • 2/3 Tablespoon Truvia

  • 1/6 Teaspoon Ground Cinnamon

  • 1/6 Cup Chopped Roasted Almonds

  • 1/3 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract

  • 1-2 Dried Apricots, Chopped

  • 1/6 Cup Orange Extract

  • French Toast
  • Non-Stick Spray

  • 8 Slices Sprouted Grain Bread

  • 1 1/3 Beaten Eggs or Egg Whites

  • 1/3 Cup Almond Milk

  • 1/6 Teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1/6 Teaspoon Nutmeg

Directions

  • Heat griddle (or griddle pan) to approximately 225 degrees F. Spray with non-stick cooking spray.
  • Blend together filling ingredients in small bowl until light and fluffy. Set aside
  • Spread the filling between two (2) slices of bread
  • Dip the stuffed bread into the egg mixture and cook on prepared griddle until both
    sides are golden brown, being careful to keep filling in bread
    pocket. Serve.

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