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February 2020: Strawberry Cheesecake French Toast


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Strawberry Cheesecake French Toast

french toast

Submitted By:  Joe Immordino

 

 

Ingredients

for 2 servings

4 slices bread

 

EGG WASH

4 eggs

1 tablespoon vanilla

1 cup milk

1 tablespoon cinnamon

 

FILLING

4 oz cream cheese, warmed, for spreading

2 tablespoons vanilla extract

2 tablespoons lemon juce

¾ cup heavy cream, optional

1 ½ cups strawberry, diced, divided

⅓ cup sugar

 

TOPPING

Confectioners sugar

Maple syrup

 

 

Preparation

  1. Whisk eggs, cinnamon, vanilla and milk together in medium-large bowl to create egg wash.
  2. In medium bowl mix cream cheese, vanilla, sugar, lemon juice and heavy cream (optional).
  3. Take 2 slices of bread and spread mixture on both.
  4. Press sliced strawberries on both slices & press together.
  5. Dunk in egg wash.
  6. Melt butter in a skillet on medium-low heat and cook bread for 2-3 minutes or until crumbs are crispy and bread is more solid.
  7. Stack and garnish with strawberries and confectioners sugar. Add maple syrup to preference.