CINNAMON GRANOLA STUFFED FRENCH TOAST

CINNAMON GRANOLA STUFFED FRENCH TOAST serves 4
TOAST
8 slices think bread – your choice

  • Preheat oven to 350°.
  • Toast bread in oven until golden.

FILLING
3 tablespoons brown sugar
4 ounces cream cheese, softened
3/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon powdered vanilla
1 teaspoon grated lemon peel

  • Mix together all the ingredients until smooth.

DRY COATING
3 cups granola, crushed
3 tablespoons brown sugar
3/4 teaspoon cinnamon
3/4 teaspoon powdered vanilla
1 teaspoon orange zest

  • Place all ingredients in a large ziploc bag.  Using a rolling pin, gently crush the cereal to a coarse bread crumb consistency and then mix all together in a shallow dish for dredging.

WET COATING
3 eggs, lightly beaten
1 tablespoon heavy cream

  • Whisk eggs and cream together. Pour into shallow dish for dredging.

SYRUP
1/4 teaspoon grated orange zest
1/4 cup PURE maple syrup

  • Whisk zest and syrup together in a small saucepan.
  • Heat under low flame.

ASSEMBLY
2 tablespoons butter

  • In a large skillet melt 2 tablespoons of butter.
  • Spread an even layer of the cream cheese filling over 4 of the toasts.
  • Put tops on each piece making 4 sandwiches.
  • Coat each sandwich in the egg mixture until well coated and then dredge through the cereal coating.
  • Place in pan and cook until golden on each side.
  • Serve immediately with warm syrup.

Tamy Bollar

Thank you I will join in. I made this up last weekend and we loved it. I hope you do to. I think it would be a great one to maybe bake in the oven for a larger group brunch too.

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