Stuffed French Toast With Strawberry Grand Marnier
Not sure where I got this recipe. Times do not include over-night refrigeration time.
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- 1 loaf French bread, not sliced
- 8 ounces cream cheese
- 1⁄2 teaspoon nutmeg
- 1⁄2 teaspoon cinnamon
- 2 tablespoons sugar
- 6 eggs
- 1⁄2 cup half-and-half
Strawberry Grand Marnier Sauce
- 1⁄3 cup butter, melted
- 1⁄2 cup powdered sugar, sifted
- 1 tablespoon cornstarch
- 3 tablespoons Grand Marnier or 3 tablespoons orange juice
- 2 cups strawberries, sliced
- Cut French bread into 8-10 1-inch thick slices.
- Make a slit in the crust of each slice.
- Combine cinnamon, nutmeg, cream cheese and sugar.
- Spoon cream cheese mixture into slits of bread.
- Whisk eggs and half-and-half together.
- Dip each slice of bread into egg mixture and place in well-greased 9 x 13-inch pan.
- Pour remaining egg mixture over all and soak overnight.
- Bake at 350 degrees 35 minutes or until golden and puffed.
- Serve with Strawberry Grand Marnier Sauce.
Strawberry Grand Marnier Sauce:
- 1/3 cup butter - melted.
- 1/2 cup sifted powdered sugar.
- 1 tablespoons corn starch.
- 3 tablespoons Grand Marnier (Orange juice may be substituted).
- 2 Cups Strawberries - sliced.
- Melt butter in skillet; slowly add powdered sugar, cornstarch and Grand Marnier and allow mixture to thicken over low heat.
- Add strawberries at last minute.
- Spoon small amount of mixture over each piece of French toast.
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Wow, was this delicious Lazyme. The french toast was superb, light, tender, fluffy and delicious. The cream cheese filling was amazing and took this treat to another level. I didn't use Grand Marnier as I had it for breakfast, but it was lovely with the orange juice. The sauce which was buttery with a slight citrus flavor encased the fresh strawberries perfectly. It was thick, smooth and silky. Thank you for sharing a treat that I will make again, can't wait to try it with the Grand Marnier. Made for Spring Pac Safari 2013Reply