Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 45 mins

From Taste of Home.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a mixing bowl, beat cream cheese and 1 teaspoon vanilla until fluffy.
  2. Stir in nuts; set aside.
  3. Cut bread into 1 1/2 inch slices; cut a pocket in the top of each slice.
  4. Fill each slice with about 2 tablespoons of cream cheese mixture.
  5. In another bowl, beat the eggs, cream, nutmeg and remaining vanilla.
  6. Dip both sides of bread into egg mixture, being careful not to squeeze out the filling.
  7. Cook on a light greased griddle until golden brown on both sides.
  8. Place on an ungreased baking sheet; bake at 300 for 20 minutes.
  9. Meanwhile, combine preserves and orange juice in a small saucepan; heat through.
  10. Drizzle over hot french toast.


Most Helpful

Pinkie, this is wicked and should come with a health warning! I made it exactly as written as it combines two of my favourite things - apricots and cream cheese. Addictive stuff, thanks so much for this one. You've been a great 'choose your chef' partner.

Kate in Katoomba November 28, 2004

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