Strawberries and Cream Stuffed French Toast Recipe

Strawberries and Cream Stuffed French Toast Recipe from addapinch.com

 

Mother’s Day is just right around the corner and it always seems to bring with it the endless advertisements for kitchen appliances and gadgets. Those things are definitely special and as a Mama who spends a great deal of time in her kitchen, I more than appreciate any of those that I receive. However, there is one thing that I want more than anything else for Mother’s Day each year – to spend the day as leisurely as possible with my husband and son.

The thought of waking up and enjoying brunch with my guys on our back porch followed by riding bikes or scooters, taking a long walk through the woods, or even giggling as we race through the sprinklers would be fine with me. There is truly no possession in the world greater than the time spent together and maybe watching Little Buddy show off his new whittling skills he learned in Scouts as we laze through the day.

Regardless of what activity or non-activity we do or don’t do, I plan to soak up every delicious second of it.

And if my special fellas decided to make brunch for me, this Strawberries and Cream Stuffed French Toast would be on the top of my list.

But if not, I know that I’ll make it again soon for them. And for myself. And for anybody that stops by my house long enough for me to feed them a bite because it is so scrumptious that I think everyone needs to taste it at least once.

I hope you make it soon. Or print out the recipe and leave it all over the house so that your family makes it for you.

Or just drool over it, enjoy whatever meal you have for Mother’s Day and know that it was made with love.

 

Strawberries and Cream Stuffed French Toast Recipe from addapinch.com

I made my stuffed French toast with challah bread that I had baked; however, it is also delicious with Sally Lunn bread, brioche, French bread, and good ol’ sliced bread right out of the pantry.

Here’s how I made it.

Strawberries and Cream Stuffed French Toast Recipe
 
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Strawberries and Cream Stuffed French Toast makes the perfect brunch.
Serves: 4-6
Ingredients
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup milk, or half-and-half, or cream
  • pinch salt
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ cup whipping cream
  • ½ cup strawberry jam
  • 8 slices Sally Lunn, brioche, or challah bread cut into 2″ slices, sliced lengthwise but without halving
  • ½ pint strawberries, hulled and sliced
  • butter
  • confectioner’s sugar
Instructions
  1. Whisk together eggs, milk, salt, sugar, vanilla, and cinnamon. Set aside.
  2. Whisk whipping cream until soft peaks form. Stir in strawberry jam. Spread strawberry cream onto bread. Top with sliced strawberries and close bread together.
  3. Heat skillet or griddle over low to medium heat. Butter well to prevent sticking.
  4. Dip both sides of filled bread into egg batter mixture and place onto skillet or griddle. Cook for about 3 minutes on each side until lightly browned.
  5. Serve with a dusting of confectioner’s sugar.
Notes
You can easily substitute another fruit for strawberries depending on the season and your favorite fruit. Peaches, blueberries, and even a berry medley work beautifully.

 

What’s your favorite way to celebrate Mother’s Day?

 

Strawberries and Cream Stuffed French Toast Recipe from addapinch.com
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About Robyn

A seventh generation Southern wife and mom who loves to share simple, fresh, and scrumptious recipes the whole family will enjoy.

Comments

  1. 1

    this looks awesome!! I have never tried stuffed french toast before but have always wanted to!

    • 2

      Thanks Julie. You definitely should try it. It should negate the need for syrup, but um… it doesn’t. :)

  2. 3

    French toast, stuffed with strawberries…I wish someone would make me this for Mother’s Day!

  3. 5

    Mmm! This sounds fabulous! Wish I had for breakfast this morning!

    • 6

      Thanks, Robin. There’s just something about strawberries and cream that makes anything decadent.

  4. 7

    I wish I had this RIGHT NOW for breakfast. Darn.

    • 8

      LOL! I could eat it for breakfast, lunch or supper. And may or may not have on more than one occasion.

  5. 9

    HEAVENS! You should open a bed and breakfast, for sure!! ;)

  6. 11

    This has got me salivating Robyn! Looks amazing!

  7. 13

    One of my favorite breakfast items! Looks amazing.

  8. 15

    Nothing else will do for Mother’s Day breakfast or brunch now. Yum.

  9. 17

    Looks amazing and I love that it DOESN’T use cream cheese!

    • 18

      So glad you like this recipe, Liz. I thought the whipped cream made it just a touch lighter than with cream cheese. Of course, the sliced strawberries didn’t hurt either! :)

  10. 19

    I need you to come teach my husband how to make this. Thank you.

  11. 21

    What a fabulous French toast! This looks so decadent and delicious – perfect for a leisurely Mother’s Day morning in. Enjoy yours!

  12. 23

    I would LOVE to wake up to this on Mother’s Day!! Looks fabulous!!

    • 24

      Thanks, Kristan! I still can’t get over that photo of you and Jon David in today’s post. Absolutely precious!!!

  13. 25

    What a PERFECT way to spend Mother’s Day..nothing better! The french toast sounds wonderful…good reason to make Sally Lund!!! Already pinned and ziplisted, can’t wait to make!! Happy Mother’s Day!!!!

    • 26

      Mary, have I told you lately how much I just love you!?! I hope you have the best Mother’s Day ever, my friend!

  14. 27

    This is such a lovely post, Robyn. I feel the same way as you – there is nothing better than spending a quiet day with my boys. I think we’ll be heading to the park for a picnic on Mother’s Day. Happy Mother’s Day to you!

    • 28

      A picnic sounds like a wonderful way to enjoy Mother’s Day, Dara. Happy Mother’s Day!!!

  15. 29

    I feel the same way. Spending time with my boys is always the best gift! Happy Mothers Day to you!!

  16. 30

    I’m the same way – while I love kitchen gadgets, I love spending a fun day with my family way more! Going to the beach always tops the list for me!

  17. 31

    I hope you have a happy, happy Mother’s Day with your men! ;)

    Your stuffed French toast looks amazing…I can *almost* taste it! Perfect for spring & summer!

  18. 32

    How awesome do these look!? Wowza! Definitly going on my list of things to make asap!

  19. 33

    I hope your men will make this French toast for your tomorrow morning.
    Sounds so good! Perfect for such an occasion!
    Happy Mother’s day Robyn!

  20. 35

    This looks fabulous! I love Strawberries!

  21. 36

    We have early church, so breakfast on Mother’s day was out. But I’m thinking this would be great for this weekend – love your idea of printing it out and leaving it around the house!

  22. 37

    Mmm that looks really good! I have never tried stuffing french toast but your pictures have me wanting to try very soon!!! I hope your Mother’s Day was relaxing and filled with lots of hugs from your guys!!

  23. 38

    I made this for dinner tonight, it came together so quick and everyone loved it! Including Mr. Picky 4 year old that won’t eat anything besides

    hash browns and chicken nuggets. Thanks for a great recipe!!

    • 39

      I’m so excited your family loved this – especially Mr. Picky. I know all about getting a picky eater to eat what everyone else is having. Those are the best days ever when they are four!

  24. 40

    This sounds amazing!! Would this recipe work if I made it the night before and then baked it? Thank you so much for your help!!

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