Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 8 slices stale cinnamon-raisin bread*

  2. 2 ounces cream cheese, softened

  3. 4 large eggs

  4. 1 1/4 cups milk

  5. 3 tablespoons light brown sugar

  6. 3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract

  7. 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

  8. 2 tablespoons unsalted butter

  9. Powdered sugar, as topping

  10. Maple or Cane Syrup, as desired

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Preheat the oven to 300°F.

  2. Lay the bread on a flat work surface. Spread 4 slices with a heaping tablespoon of cream cheese, and top each with one of the remaining slices of bread.

  3. In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs, milk, brown sugar, vanilla and cinnamon. Place the bread flat in a casserole dish and cover with the egg mixture. Let soak for 5 to 10 minutes. *(NOTE: If using fresh bread, do not soak longer than 5 minutes, as the bread will get too soggy.)

  4. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Melt 2 tablespoons of the butter in the pan. Add as many slices of soaked bread to the pan as will fit in one layer, and cook until golden brown, about 4 minutes per side. Remove from the pan, place on a baking sheet and keep warm in the oven. Melt the remaining 1 tablespoon of butter in the pan and cook the remaining bread.

  5. Sprinkle the French Toast with powdered sugar and serve immediately with syrup, and bacon twirls on the side.

  6. Yield : 4 servings


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