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Strawberry, Banana and Cream Cheese French Toast

 

Strawberry, banana, jam and cream cheese make a creamy, rich and fruity stuffing that's filled into toast. Shallow frying the stuffed toast in butter until golden, brown and oozy. Serve with some freshly made strawberry sauce.
20

Yield

4

servings

Prep

7

min

Cook

8

min

Ready

15

min

Trans-fat Free
 

Ingredients

1 loaf bread
French
*
2 tablespoons strawberry jam
4 ounces cream cheese
softened
¼ cup strawberries
chopped
*
1 each bananas
chopped
6 large eggs
lightly beaten
¾ cup milk
low-fat or non-fat
1 x butter
as needed
*
1 quart strawberries
fresh or frozen
*
1 x sugar
Confectioners'
*
For the sauce:
1 quart strawberries
frozen
*
1 cup granulated sugar replacement
*

Directions

Cut the bread into 1½- to 2-inch slices. Cut a pocket into each one by slicing from the top of the bread almost to the bottom.

Combine jam, cream cheese, strawberries and bananas in a small bowl.

Place heaping tablespoon of strawberry filling into each pocket.

Press sides back together.

Beat eggs and milk in wide shallow bowl.

Dip filled bread slice into bowl, coating both sides.

Heat 2 tablespoons butter in a large skillet over medium heat.

Add as many slices as will fit and brown on both sides.

Remove slices from pan and stack it bottom up on its side in a glass pan and keep warm in oven while cooking remaining French Toast.

In a blender, purée the strawberries with the sugar, adding just enough water, if needed, to get the blender going.

Heat sauce in microwave or in a double boiler.

To serve, put the toast on a plate; pour on about ¼ cup of the strawberry sauce and sprinkle with confectioners' sugar.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 189g (6.7 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 28559% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 19g 29%
Saturated Fat 9g 47%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 353mg 118%
Sodium 213mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 6g 6%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars g
Protein 27g
Vitamin A 17% Vitamin C 6%
Calcium 12% Iron 10%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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