Raspberry Cream Cheese Stuffed French Toast

Every weekend, Hubby and I eat eggs for breakfast. Some days it’s on a sandwich with bacon, sometimes, just scrambled with toast, and other times, we just eat them over easy. It’s our standard breakfast Saturday and Sunday each weekend. We rarely go for sweets for breakfast even considering the amount of sweets that are always in the house.

I decided to mix things up with this Raspberry Cream Cheese Stuffed French Toast. We were both very excited for the change of pace. This recipe raises french toast to a whole new level.

Every bite includes the delicious sweetness that french toast always provides. Then it throws in some delicious fruit and berry cream cheese. Literally nothing is better than a bite of this french toast topped with powdered sugar and maple syrup.

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Raspberry Cream Cheese Stuffed French Toast

Yield: Serves 6

Ingredients:

1-2 loaves French bread
1/2 cup cream cheese
1/4 cup berry cream cheese (or use another 3 Tbsp cream cheese and 2 Tbsp jam)
~1 cup raspberries
1 Tbsp sugar
2 eggs
1 Tbsp cinnamon
1/2 cup milk
2 Tbsp butter
powdered sugar

Directions:

Cut the bread into slices, approximately 2 inches thick. Make a long, deep cut into the middle of the bread slice, entering from the top.

Sprinkle the raspberries with sugar, and allow them to sit while you mix the filling. Spoon berry cream cheese and sweetened berries into the bread pocket. Try and seal the edges if possible.

Combine the eggs, cinnamon and milk.

Heat up your griddle or skillet. Once hot, add butter and let it melt.

Soak each side of the stuffed toast in the egg mixture, about 30 seconds on each side. Fry the french toast, about three minutes on each side (or until golden brown). You can try and give the edges a little heat as well, as the bread is very thick.

Cut the stuffed French toast in half, and garnish with powdered sugar and more raspberries, if desired.

Recipe as seen on Blueberries and Cream

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21 Responses to “Coconut Almond Cake with Blackberry Lime Curd”

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    Ashley Bee (Quarter Life Crisis Cuisine) — March 21, 2013 at 9:14 am

    I am really very terrible at frosting/decorating cake :\ This came out way better than anything I could make!

    • beantownbaker — March 25th, 2013 @ 1:18 pm

      Ha – I’m pretty bad too. That’s why I love putting stuff on the sides. Coconut does a good job of hiding my sloppy decorating skills.

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    Nutmeg Nanny — March 21, 2013 at 3:11 pm

    Coconut and almond, you’ve already got me reeled in 🙂 two of my favorite flavors rolled into what looks like a moist, fluffy cake. YUM

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    Natalie @ Once Upon a Cutting Board — March 21, 2013 at 6:57 pm

    This cake looks so beautiful and the texture is perfect! I love curd as a filling between cake layers but i never knew the trick for preventing it from seeping out – thanks!

    • beantownbaker — March 25th, 2013 @ 1:19 pm

      Yea, it’s definitely very helpful. Even more so when you ACTUALLY do it 😉

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    Megan — March 21, 2013 at 7:20 pm

    We’ve all had those cake experiences. It looks like it turned out well in the end! And it sounds delicious!

    • beantownbaker — March 25th, 2013 @ 1:20 pm

      Glad to hear I’m not the only one. I think it’s easy to get wrapped up in thinking we all need to project that all of our baking/cooking endeavors are hugely successful…

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    Ashley — March 21, 2013 at 8:50 pm

    Regardless of any kitchen mishaps, this cake looks divine! Layer cakes always look so special, and the addition of fruit here makes me swooooon!

    • beantownbaker — March 25th, 2013 @ 1:20 pm

      I agree. Layer cakes always look special 🙂

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    Michelle — March 22, 2013 at 7:49 am

    Oh this looks amazing. And aren’t we all our own worst critics when we bake? I can’t tell you how many times I say something is terrible and my husband looks as me like I’m crazy.

    • beantownbaker — March 25th, 2013 @ 1:21 pm

      I agree. At the end of the day, it tasted delicious and no one knew about all the issues I had with the cake. I did want to keep it real on the blog and not give anyone any false sense that things are always easy for me…

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    Erica @ In and Around Town — March 22, 2013 at 9:04 am

    I always shy away from layer cakes – yours always come out well, I need some more practice I think! Your “mistakes” are great learning points – did not know about the frosting damn, but it makes so much sense!

    • beantownbaker — March 25th, 2013 @ 1:23 pm

      That’s why I wanted to talk about them. I definitely could have posted about this cake without mentioning any of the issues I had. I’m hoping they’ll help someone (myself included) to learn something for the next time they tackle a layer cake. Yours will definitely improve with practice. Mine surely are. I really want to make that coconut cake you just posted!

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    Shannon — March 22, 2013 at 3:12 pm

    i’m always hard on myself too, but you wouldn’t know by the taste i’m sure! looks absolutely wonderful, not to mention i’m drooling over the flavor combo 🙂

    • beantownbaker — March 25th, 2013 @ 1:24 pm

      I agree, I think we all are. I wanted to keep it real with this post in case anyone else found it to be a difficult set of recipes…

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    Rosie @ Blueberry Kitchen — March 23, 2013 at 4:18 am

    Yum, your cake looks so delicious and I really love the sound of the blackberry lime curd!

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    Laura Dembowski — April 26, 2013 at 2:37 pm

    I love coconut cake, and blackberries are my favorite fruit. Such a great idea to put them together. This cake is gorgeous! I would happily take a large slice . . . or maybe the whole thing 😉

    • beantownbaker — April 27th, 2013 @ 10:02 am

      Then you would definitely love this cake!

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    Kristina Koranek — August 10, 2013 at 9:06 pm

    Could anyone post the blackberry lime curd recipe? The link is no longer working.

    Thanks!

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