• 8servings
  • 40minutes
  • 321calories

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Nutrition Info . . .

NutrientsProteins, Carbohydrates
VitaminsB1, B2, B3, B9, B12, H, D
MineralsFluorine, Chromium, Calcium, Potassium, Iron, Sulfur, Chlorine, Phosphorus, Cobalt, Molybdenum

Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 2 medium pears, peeled and finely chopped

  2. 4 tablespoons butter, divided

  3. 1 carton (8 ounces) Mascarpone cheese

  4. 2 tablespoons sugar

  5. 2 teaspoons minced fresh gingerroot

  6. 1/8 teaspoon plus 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon, divided

  7. 8 slices French bread (1 inch thick)

  8. 4 eggs

  9. 3/4 cup milk

  10. 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract

  11. Maple syrup, optional

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Pear-Mascarpone French Toast Recipe photo by Taste of Home In a small saucepan, cook pears in 1 tablespoon butter over medium heat for 2-3 minutes or just until tender. Remove from the heat; cool completely.

  2. In a small bowl, beat cheese. Stir in the sugar, ginger, 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon and pears. Cut a pocket in the side of each slice of bread. Carefully fill each pocket with about 1/4 cup of pear mixture.

  3. In a shallow bowl, whisk the eggs, milk, vanilla and remaining cinnamon. Carefully dip both sides of bread in egg mixture (being careful to not squeeze out filling).

  4. In a large skillet, melt remaining butter over medium heat. Cook stuffed bread on both sides until golden brown. Serve with syrup if desired. Yield: 8 servings.


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