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Stuffed French Toast - Baked

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This is a dish you can serve as a treat to yourself or others.
Ingredients
  Cream cheese 4 Ounce, softened (divided)
  Maple syrup 2 Tablespoon
  Brown sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Vanilla extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Orange zest 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  All spice powder 1 Dash
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Frozen strawberries 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  French bread slice 2 Medium
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
For the batter
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Eggs 2 Medium
  Sugar 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
For the whipped cream
  Heavy whipping cream 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Confectioners sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. In a small bowl combine cream cheese, maple syrup, orange zest, brown sugar, vanilla extract, salt, cinnamon and all spice, mix well, keep it the refrigerator overnight.
2. In another bowl thaw the frozen strawberries, keep it the refrigerator overnight.
3. Preheat the oven at 400 degree after the whipped cream is ready. Prepare a baking sheet spray the cooking spray.

MAKING
4. In a large bowl combine heavy cream, sugar and a dash of vanilla extract, with the electric beater whip the cream until soft peak and fluffy.
5. Then add cornstarch and ½ teaspoon of vanilla extract continue beating, once done keep it in the fridge.
6. For the batter, in bowl combine milk, eggs, sugar, baking powder, vanilla extract and salt whisk all ingredients well.
7. Add the dry ingredients which were prepared overnight, to the batter and whisk.
8. Make a deep slit in between the French toast slice, and mix the diced strawberries in the cream cheese mixture in a bowl.
9. Now fill the crème cheese mixture inside the slit of the French toast.
10. Dip the bread slices in the batter and keep it aside.
11. In a skillet melt 2 tablespoon of butter and fry the toast for 3 minutes on each side, once done place it the baking sheet and bake for another 6 minutes.

SERVING
12. Serve the strawberry French toast with whipped cream and strawberry sauce if you like.

Things You Will Need
hand blender
baking tray
skillet

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Breakfast
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Bread
Restriction: 
High Protein
Preparation Time: 
90 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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