Stuffed Apricot French Toast Recipe
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Stuffed Apricot French Toast Recipe

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In our family, this special recipe is often served for our Christmas Day brunch. I was always looking for something unique to serve, and this rich, colorful dish certainly fills the bill. It tastes so good!
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract, divided
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped walnuts
  • 1 loaf (1-1/2 pounds) French bread
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 jar (12 ounces) apricot preserves
  • 1/2 cup orange juice

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 632 calories, 31 g fat (15 g saturated fat), 178 mg cholesterol, 662 mg sodium, 76 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 16 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a bowl, beat cream cheese and 1 teaspoon vanilla until fluffy. Stir in nuts; set aside.
  2. Cut bread into 1-1/2-in. slices; cut a pocket in the top of each slice. Fill each pocket with about 2 tablespoons cream cheese mixture. In another bowl, beat eggs, cream, nutmeg and remaining vanilla. Dip both sides of bread into egg mixture, being careful not to squeeze out the filling.
  3. Cook on a lightly greased griddle until lightly browned on both sides. Place on an ungreased baking sheet; bake at 325° for 15-20 minutes or until a knife inserted near the middle comes out clean.
  4. Meanwhile, combine preserves and orange juice in a small saucepan; heat through. Drizzle over hot French toast. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Stuffed Apricot French Toast in Taste of Home October/November 1993, p25

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 632 calories, 31 g fat (15 g saturated fat), 178 mg cholesterol, 662 mg sodium, 76 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 16 g protein.

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Reviewed Dec. 26, 2013

"A delicious Christmas breakfast entrée!"

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Reviewed Jun. 24, 2012

"This is a wonderful dish for a special breakfast or brunch."

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Reviewed Jan. 29, 2012

"I found this recipe many years ago in the magazine. I was thrilled to find it here so that I can share it with my friends. My family loves this recipe. I use to serve it on Christmas. I use chopped pecans."

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Reviewed Nov. 20, 2011

"Excellent for breakfast or brunch. Easy to make ahead of time, and is even good reheated. A family favorite. Have passed the recipe on many times."

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