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Mascarpone and Blueberry Stuffed French Toast
Blueberry and Mascarpone Stuffed French Toast
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
5 mins
Total Time
20 mins
 

A dollop of tangy mascarpone and a scoop of fresh blueberries is stuffed inside french toast elevating it from good to sublime. Stuffed french toast will become your new brunch staple!

Course: Breakfast/Brunch
Cuisine: American
Keyword: stuffed french toast
Servings: 6 Servings
Calories: 531 kcal
Ingredients
  • 1 lb loaf Challah bread, cut into 2 inch slices
  • 8.8 oz mascarpone, room temperature (1 container)
  • 6 oz fresh blueberries
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 2 Tbsp sugar
  • Butter for cooking
  • *powdered sugar and maple syrup for serving
Instructions
  1. Split each 2 inch slice of bread in half, without fully cutting though, forming a pocket.
  2. Spread a heaping spoonful of mascarpone inside the pocket and sprinkle with a handful of blueberries.
  3. In a medium bowl, whisk the eggs, milk, cinnamon, vanilla and salt until well blended.
  4. Melt a tablespoon of butter into a large nonstick pan over med/high heat.
  5. Take a piece of the stuffed french toast and dip it into the egg mixture, turning it to make sure all of the bread is soaked.
  6. Sprinkle a little sugar on one side of the bread and place it, sugared side down, in the hot pan. Repeat with a couple more slices. making sure the pan isn't too crowded (you'll need to cook it in batches).
  7. Sprinkle the tops of the bread with a little sugar while it cooks (about 2-3 mins) and carefully flip it over to cook on the other side, about 2-3 mins more.
  8. Add a little more butter to the pan and cook the remaining slices.
  9. Sprinkle with powdered sugar if desired and serve with syrup.
Nutrition Facts
Blueberry and Mascarpone Stuffed French Toast
Amount Per Serving
Calories 531 Calories from Fat 252
% Daily Value*
Fat 28g43%
Saturated Fat 15g94%
Cholesterol 197mg66%
Sodium 774mg34%
Potassium 256mg7%
Carbohydrates 49g16%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 12g13%
Protein 16g32%
Vitamin A 1045IU21%
Vitamin C 2.7mg3%
Calcium 245mg25%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.