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Strawberry Cream Cheese Stuffed French Toast!

Hello Sporkies!

This recipe just makes us happy!  It’s always a crowd pleaser and the strawberries at our local farmer’s market are so sweet right now – it’s the perfect time to make this recipe from our cookbook, Spork-Fed.

Enjoy!

Strawberry Cream Cheese-Stuffed French Toast

Strawberry Cream Cheese Stuffed French Toast

Serves 4-6

Batter Ingredients:

3⁄4 cup spelt flour

1⁄4 cup unbleached all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon non-aluminum baking powder

1⁄2 teaspoon sea salt

1⁄2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1⁄4 teaspoon ground allspice

2 tablespoons maple syrup

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1⁄2 teaspoon almond extract

1 1/3 cups unsweetened almond or soymilk

Grated zest of 1 lemon

2 tablespoons neutral tasting high-heat oil, plus additional for coating pan

 

Strawberry Cream Cheese Ingredients:




1 container GO Veggie! Dairy Free Classic Plain Cream Cheese Alternative

4-5 strawberries, finely chopped

2 tablespoons brown rice syrup

1⁄4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1⁄4 teaspoon sea salt

1⁄2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Dash fresh lemon juice

8-10 strawberries, sliced

1 large spelt boule or French bread

Batter Instructions:

Step 1:

In a medium bowl, whisk together flours, baking powder, sea salt, cinnamon and allspice.

Step 2:

Add in maple syrup, vanilla and almond extracts, almond or soymilk, lemon zest and 2 tablespoons oil.

Step 3:

Whisk until smooth. Do not overmix.

 

Strawberry Cream Cheese Instructions:

Step 1:

In a separate large bowl, combine cream cheese alternative and strawberries.

Step 2:

Add brown rice syrup, cinnamon, sea salt, vanilla extract and lemon juice, and whisk with a fork to combine.

Step 3:

Place sliced strawberries in a bowl.

Step 4:

Slice boule or loaf into large 2-inch- thick slices, and cut into each slice horizontally to form a pocket— but don’t cut all the way through bread.

Step 5:

Preheat griddle or pan to medium-high heat. Grease with additional oil.

Step 6:

Stuff each slice of bread with strawberry cream cheese and a few slices of strawberries.

Step 7:

Coat each bread slice in batter, and then place on griddle or hot pan.

Step 8:

Cook until bottom becomes slightly golden and edges look dry, about 2-3 minutes. Flip and cook for another 2-3 minutes, or until golden.

Step 9:

Let French toast cool for about 3-5 minutes before cutting. Slice in half with a diagonal cut for best presentation.

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