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A Surprise-Inside French Toast

Stuffed French toast with a creamy filling is good paired with a fibrous fruit such as a 1/2 cup fresh raspberries. 6 slices challah or French bread, cut 2 inches thick (if you can find whole-wheat, the better)

Courses: Breakfast, Main Course
Serves: 6 people

Recipe Ingredients

1/4 cup 36g / 1.3ozPart-skim ricotta cheese
1/4 cup 59mlWhipped cottage cheese
2 tablespoons 30mlLow-fat cream cheese
2 teaspoons 10mlSugar
2 teaspoons 10mlAny extract = (try orange, vanilla, strawberry, Almond)
12   Egg substitutes
1/4 cup 59mlEvaporated milk
  Cooking spray - as needed

Recipe Instructions

Cut a pocket in each slice of bread. Open carefully.  With an electric beater, whip together the cheeses, sugar, and extract. Spread the mixture evenly into each bread pocket.  Beat together the eggs and milk. Dip the bread slices in the egg-milk mixture. Turn to coat both sides.

Heat a nonstick pan over medium-high heat. Coat with spray. Cook the toast on each side for about 3 to 4 minutes per side until golden brown.

Dietary Information:

Nutrition Facts: Calories 286; Calories from Fat 38; Total Fat 4g; Saturated Fat 2g; Cholesterol 8mg; Sodium 645mg; Carbohydrates 38g; Dietary Fiber 2g; Sugars 7g; Protein 21g.

"The Webb Cooks by Robyn Webb, MS, LN at"


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