Apple Pie Stuffed French Toast

Now you can even turn your French toast into apple pie! Is there any better combination than that? And it’s so easy to make. All you need is some bread, apple pastry filling, an egg wash, and whipped cream topping. Try Other Pie-Inspired French Toast Not a fan of apple pie? Why don’t you try another pie flavor then. Whether you want a Bavarian cream pie French toast or lemon meringue, we’ve got you covered with our endless options of premade pastry fillings. Just choose your favorite pastry filling, follow the directions below, and run with it. Let us know …

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Cinnamon Breakfast Biscuits

Cinnamon breakfast biscuits are the craze right now.  You see them in the fast-food restaurants and sometimes in the grocery store.  But these are better because they are homemade with cinnamon chips.  We frosted these because that’s how they do it in the fast-food restaurant but it’s not necessary. What You’ll Need to Make Cinnamon Biscuits We used our just-add-water buttermilk biscuit mix but you can use another or a from-scratch recipe. We added some brown sugar flavor.  You’ll be tempted to leave it out, and you can, but this is a very good flavor that really adds a dimension to the biscuits. …

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Lou Anne’s Cinnamon Cream Cheese Stuffed French Toast

We were on a French toast kick a while back, when one day, Lou Anne came in and told us she was making deep-fried stuffed French toast. She prepared it like stuffed French toast with a cinnamon cream cheese filling between two slices, dipped it in a batter, and deep-fried it. The results were scrumptious. Here you will find a very good, easy stuffed French toast and a couple variations: a maple cream cheese French toast and a raspberry almond. What You Will Need Good-Quality Bread: With fried French toast, you need a good, sturdy bread that won’t fall apart …

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How to Make French Toast Sticks

Blog Home Prepared Pantry Store Shopping Cart How to Make French Toast Sticks Life is too short not to enjoy the simple things in life. Fun to make and fun to eat! There’s nothing better than a breakfast you can eat with your fingers and dip it into syrup like a French fry. It’s like regular French toast but in sticks. So Easy! All you have to do is make a sandwich, cut it into sticks, dip it into an egg wash, cook them on a griddle, and enjoy. So tasty! The kids love them, and so should you. Stuff …

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French Fried Peanut Butter and Jam Stuffed French Toast

A Perfect Marriage of Childhood Favorites Growing up, French toast was always the classic breakfast and peanut butter and jelly sandwiches were the classic lunch. Combining the two and deep frying them in a tempura batter? An absolute masterpiece that will leave you licking every last crumb from the plate. So simple! Making French fried PB&J stuffed French toast is as easy as making the sandwich, dipping it in an egg mixture or batter, and frying it on the pan. So tasty! PB&J sandwiches were always a childhood favorite. Turning them into French toast and topping them with syrup is …

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Falling in Love with French Toast: Banana Bread French Toast

Blog Home Prepared Pantry Store Shopping Cart Get a FREE Cinnamon Chip Banana Bread Mix Now! Add it to cart and use code “ZBAN” at checkout. Falling in Love with French Toast: Banana Bread French Toast This scrumptious banana bread French toast will change your life. We love French toast. Doesn’t everyone? We love a good bread, one of substance, soaked in an egg wash, maybe with a touch of cinnamon,and then cooked until it just starts to get crusty but not tough. There are a thousand ways to fix and serve French toast. We go to an extra effort …

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Fresh Tomatoes and Cheese Baked French Toast

This baked French toast is a type of cheesy baked custard that works as a main dish for brunch, lunch, or dinner.  It also works well as an overnight French toast because you can let the bread slices and egg mixture sit in the fridge overnight, so all you have to do in the morning is bake it and top it. This is a great dish for tomato lovers. Choosing the Bread for Your Baked French Toast The rule for French toast has always been to use a thicker bread, and that’s even more true for baked French toast. The …

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Cinnamon Chip Banana Bread Recipe

Cinnamon chip banana bread to arouse the taste buds.

Blog Home Prepared Pantry Store Shopping Cart Get a FREE Cinnamon Chip Banana Bread Mix Now! Add it to cart and use code “ZBAN” at checkout. Cinnamon Chip Banana Bread Recipe If you love banana bread, these cinnamon chips will make it even more scrumptious! This is scrumptious bread. It takes the familiar taste of banana bread that we know and love, pumps up the flavor, and then dazzles the taste buds with a delicious burst of cinnamon in every bite. Best flavor! This is not your ordinary banana bread. It has an extra boost of banana flavor and a …

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How to Use Your Banana Bread

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PB & J Banana Bread I love banana bread, always have. But some banana bread is better than others. Today we’ll give you some tips for better banana bread and then share some recipes and ideas. Use super ripe bananas. They should be dark and squishy. They’ll have much more sweetness and flavor. If you’re buying bananas for banana bread, ask the produce manager if they have some overripe bananas in the back. He’ll probably give them to you for half price. Don’t throw out your super ripe bananas. Peel them, put them in a zipper lock bag, and freeze …

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Four Fantastic Breakfasts You Can Make This Weekend

Do you have company coming this weekend? Still trying to figure out what to serve for breakfast?  I love showing off a good breakfast.  Here are my top considerations. Breakfast Scramble I make scrambled eggs a lot.  They’re quick and easy.  Bacon and some good hashbrowns will make it special.  I always add cheese and sometimes a Mexican spice blend.  I’ll usually sauté an onion and peppers. Here’s how to make good, crispy hashbrowns. Omelets for a Crowd If it looks like Saturday is going to be an extended, lounge-around-the house morning, I may opt for an omelet bar.  To …

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Blueberry Cream Cheese Stuffed French Toast

For brunch, we like to be just a touch extravagant. We made this for Saturday brunch recently and it was fabulous. Best of all, it was quick and easy.                                                                                                              . We used blueberries for this recipe. Try your favorite berries—maybe strawberries or raspberries. If you feel adventuresome, try puréed apricots, mangoes, or wherever your imagination takes you. The bread we used is our Knobby Apple Cinnamon Bread which makes fabulous French toast—with or without the filling. In a sweeter bread like this, don’t put too much filling in your toast so that it is not overwhelming. Ingredients 1 eight-ounce …

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Strawberry Cream Cheese Stuffed French Toast with Lemon Syrup

Slice the strawberries.  A strawberry slicer slices them thinly, the perfect size, and is quick and easy.  Sprinkle a little sugar over the strawberries to sweeten them. Make French toast.  Keep warm in tortilla keeper or in a 200 degree oven. Spread cream cheese pastry filling on half of the slices. Spread sliced strawberries over the cream cheese.  Top with the other slices of French toast. Serve with warm lemon syrup.

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8 Ways To Make PB&J Sandwiches They Love

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Eight Ways To Make PB&J Sandwiches They Love   Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches don’t need to be boring. Here are ways to make something fun with PB&J. We made these in our test kitchen. Use Cherry Bubblegum Jelly and delight your children.  It really does taste like cherry bubblegum. And kids do love it. Food Network did a show on kids eating PB&J sandwiches made with Cherry Bubblegum Jelly.  The kids were delighted to discover the bubblegum flavor. Try a jar of Cherry Bubblegum Jelly! If you think bubblegum flavored jelly sounds awful, choose something else. 1. PB&J Crackers Spread …

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Cornflake-Crusted French Toast

Don’t let that box of Cornflakes get stale in your pantry or wasted on a bowl of milk. Use them on French toast! This yummy, crunchy breakfast is delicious with our Old Fashioned Buttermilk Syrup mix.  From Our Pantry:  3-4 slices of bread from a mix 2 teaspoons cinnamon From Your Pantry:  2 large eggs 2 tablespoons milk or cream 1 pinch salt 2 cups Cornflakes, slightly crushed Directions Whisk two eggs, the cinnamon and the milk or cream together along with the salt. Dip the bread (we like our French Bread mix the best), one slice at a time, in …

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How to Make Scrumptious Banana Bread French Toast

We like bananas. But unless the grandkids are around, we never seem to get though the bunch before they are overripe. That’s okay. We never throw them out.  We peel them, put them in plastic bags, and freeze them. Then we can have banana bread whenever we want. Banana bread is always better when refrigerated overnight. And it’s denser and easier to cut. Banana bread can keep for up to a week in the refrigerator. That’s good; it’s breakfast fodder for the week. Banana Bread French Toast with Vanilla Butterscotch Syrup and Orange Cloud Whipped Cream This is a delightful …

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How to Make Stuffed and Crusted French Toast

If you can make a sandwich, you can make stuffed and crusted French toast.  In fact, a peanut butter and jam sandwich made into French toast is quite good. To make stuffed French toast, you literally make a sandwich, dip it into your egg batter, and fry it on the griddle.  It’s that simple.  The magic is in the fillings.  You can use a cream cheese filling and fresh fruit. You can use jam.  We usually use pastry fillings, often Bavarian cream, to make fillings like strawberries and cream. You cook your stuffed French toast exactly as you do “regular” French toast except that you …

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Overnight French Toast with Orange Sauce

This is an unusually good French toast made with thick slices of French bread.  It is an example of making a very different French toast by varying the topping that you serve with your French toast. Ingredients 6 ounces cream cheese 3 tablespoons apricot jam 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg 1 teaspoon orange zest 6 2-inch thick slices of French bread 4 large eggs 1 cup cold milk 1 teaspoon vanilla butter for frying For the orange sauce: 1 1/3 cups orange juice 1 teaspoon orange zest 1/4 cup sugar 1 1/2 tablespoons cornstarch Directions Generously grease a 9 x 13-inch baking …

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Cherry Pecan French Toast

Stuffed French toast is always a treat. This one is stuffed with a mixture of cream cheese and cherry jam then crusted with pecans. (We considered calling this Cherry Cheesecake Stuffed Pecan Crusted French Toast but that seemed a little long.) This is easy to make. Make a sandwich with the cherry cheesecake filling, dip the sandwich in egg, and dredge it in chopped pecans. Ingredients 4 ounces cream cheese (regular or low fat) 2 tablespoons sour cream 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract about 2/3 cup cherry jam bread slices 3 large eggs 2 tablespoons milk 1 to 1 1/2 cups finely …

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Breakfast Apple French Toast

This breakfast casserole can be baked immediately or covered with plastic wrap and put in the fridge overnight. The leftovers are great reheated also. Ingredients 3 large green apples 1/2 cup butter 1/2 cup brown sugar 2 tablespoons water 12 oz softened cream cheese 1 large egg 1/4 cup granulated sugar 12 slices firm, good quality bread 8 large eggs 2 cups milk or half and half 2 tablespoons vanilla 2 teaspoons cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg Directions Set the rack in the middle of the oven and preheat to 350 degrees.   Butter a 9 by 13 inch baking pan. Core, …

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Cinnamon Vanilla Crusted French Toast

See what else you can make with Cinnamon Vanilla Sugar.  Free!  Get this 250 page baking book, How to Be a Better Baker This is a simple French toast but with a crust of melted cinnamon vanilla sugar. We’ve fallen in love with cinnamon vanilla sugar—we like the addition of vanilla to the cinnamon sugar.  We’ve learned to use it in our recipes.  We use a 50/50 mixture of cinnamon vanilla sugar and sugar and just substitute the mixture for the sugar in the recipe.  We also top cookies and muffins with cinnamon vanilla sugar before popping them in the oven. Ingredients 2 …

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