Orange-Stuffed French Toast
Orange-Stuffed French Toast

Orange-Stuffed French Toast

Orange-Stuffed French Toast is an elegant twist on the classic recipe. The ricotta cheese and orange marmalade layer adds tremendous flavor dimensions. Perfect for brunch!

prep 15min cook 5min stand 0min total 20min yield 6svgs

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup part skim ricotta cheese
  • 1/4 cup orange marmalade
  • 12 slices (about 3/4-inch-thick) firm, day-old French bread
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup Fat Free French Vanilla Flavor NESTLÉ COFFEE-MATE Liquid Coffee Creamer
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • maple syrup, warmed (optional)

Directions

COMBINE ricotta cheese and marmalade in small bowl; mix well. Spread mixture evenly over 6 bread slices. Top with remaining bread slices to form sandwiches.

BEAT eggs in shallow pan or pie plate; whisk in Coffee-mate, orange juice, flour and salt. Working 1 at a time, dip the sandwich in the egg mixture, letting it sit about 15 seconds per side. Transfer to a plate and repeat with the remaining sandwiches.

HEAT large skillet over medium heat for 3 to 4 minutes. Swirl half of the butter into hot skillet. Add half of the sandwiches; cook on each side for about 2 to 3 minutes or until golden brown. Repeat with remaining butter and sandwiches. Serve with maple syrup.

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