Pecan & Cream Cheese Stuffed French Toast With Peach-Apricot Sauce

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"This special french toast comes from The Mansakenning Carriage House Inn in Rhinebeck, New York and is to be enjoyed for a special breakfast occasion or for any lazy morning breakfast."

Original recipe yields 7 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (350.4 g)
  • Calories 841.4
  • Total Fat - 37 g
  • Saturated Fat - 14.9 g
  • Cholesterol - 131.2 mg
  • Sodium - 590 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 106.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 5 g
  • Sugars - 51.4 g
  • Protein - 19 g
  • Calcium - 142.9 mg
  • Iron - 4.2 mg
  • Vitamin C - 39.8 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.5 mg

Step 1

Lay the sliced bread on a work surface adn slice through almost to the end to make a slit in the center for stuffing.

Step 2

In a food processor, puree the cream cheese, 1/2 cup of the pecans, 3 tablespoons of the liqueur, and 4 tablespoons of the honey.

Step 3

Taste and adjust, adding more honey if needed. Coarsely chop the remaining pecans and fold into the cream cheese mixture. Stuff the sliced bread with 1 tablespoon of the mixture. Set aside.

Step 4

In a medium-sized bowl, mix together the half-and-half and eggs. Add the vanilla and remaining liqueur and blend well.

Step 5

Dip the reserved bread slices into the egg batter, turning to coat well.

Step 6

In a large skillet, heat the butter and saute the bread over medium heat until golden brown and crisp.

Step 7

Serve two to three slices of the French toast per person and top with the sauce. Garnish with a half of a peach fanned out and sprinkle with confectioners sugar. Serve

Peach-Apricot Sauce

Step 8

In a blender or food processor, puree the peaches with the syrup until smooth.

Step 9

Pour into a small saucepan and stir in the preserves and liqueur. Cook over medium heat until thickened.

Step 10

Keep warm until ready to use.

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.


Mia in Germany

This was fun to make and extremely delicious! I used gluten free baguette and had to exchange the fresh peaches for plums because no more peaches available - but that totally didn't make it less yummy :) Thanks for sharing! Made for FYC game

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(7 Oct 2017)