Cream Cheese Stuffed French Toast

Thick slices of sweet, egg-soaked bread cooked until golden and crispy around the edges, stuffed with a sweet cream cheese filling. This Cream Cheese Stuffed French Toast is perfect for brunch season or just a fun treat for any morning!

Two slices of french toast with a sweet cream cheese filling and topped with powdered sugar and strawberries.

If you love a big hearty weekend breakfast like we do in our family, this Stuffed French Toast needs to be a regular on your menu. Serve it alongside some Baked Egg Muffins or with a delicious Pineapple Strawberry Mimosa for brunch.

Stuffed French Toast Recipe

Today I am sharing my Stuffed French Toast recipe. Can you say delicious?!

Every Christmas my family and I have Christmas brunch instead of the typical Christmas dinner. This is a tradition I started because Thanksgiving and Christmas are so close together. I was not interested in serving or eating the same foods I had just made for Thanksgiving. So this is how Christmas brunch began at our house.

French Toast stuffed with sweet cream cheese and sliced in half.

Our main dish is this Cream Cheese Stuffed French Toast. It is seriously to die for! My whole family loves it! Cover it with fresh or frozen strawberries. Use the juice from the frozen strawberries in place of syrup. If you prefer fresh strawberries, you can use strawberry syrup. Top with whipped cream and you are set. Enjoy!!

How to Make Stuffed French Toast

  1. Start by making the cream cheese filling. Beat together softened (room temperature) cream cheese, powdered sugar, and vanilla until it’s a spreadable consistency. Using a hand mixer or stand mixer will help get the mixture nice and smooth, but you could also just mix with a big spoon. To make sure that the cream cheese is at room temperature, let it sit in the bowl unwrapped for 30 minutes before mixing.
  2. In another bowl, whisk together egg, milk, sugar, and cinnamon until it’s well combined.
  3. Spread a thick layer of the sweetened cream cheese on one side of a slice of Texas Toast. Top with another slice of toast to form a sandwich.
  4. Dip both sides of the sandwich in the egg mixture until it begins to soak into the bread and coat it completely. Place the sandwich on a buttered grilled or skillet and grill until golden brown, flipping to cook evenly.

How to serve stuffed french toast

Top your stuffed french toast with your favorite toppings. Here are some of our favorites:

  • Whipped cream
  • Warm maple syrup
  • Fresh berries
  • Banana slices
  • Cinnamon sugar
  • Chopped walnuts or pecans

Syrup being poured over cream cheese stuffed french toast

 For more delicious brunch recipes, try these:

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Plate of Cream Cheese Stuffed French Toast with Strawberries on top.

Cream Cheese Stuffed French Toast

Thick slices of sweet, egg-soaked bread cooked until golden and stuffed with a sweet cream cheese filling. Perfect for a sweet breakfast or brunch treat.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Breakfast
Servings 6 people
Calories 494kcal

Ingredients
  

Filling

  • 8 ounces cream cheese 1 package, softened
  • 1/3 cup powdered sugar or more to taste
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 12 slices of Texas Toast (one loaf)
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon granulated sugar

Instructions
 

  • Beat together cream cheese, powdered sugar, and vanilla until you have a spreadable consistency.
  • Spread a thick layer of cream cheese filling on one side of half of the Texas Toast. Top with a second piece of Texas toast, forming a sandwich with cream cheese filling in the middle.
  • In a small bowl whisk eggs, milk, granulated sugar and cinnamon together. Dip the sandwiches in the egg mixture to coat completely
  • Melt butter on a griddle or skillet over medium heat. Cook sandwiches until golden brown on both sides. 
  • Top with strawberries, syrup, and whipped cream.

Nutrition

Calories: 494kcalCarbohydrates: 49gProtein: 11gFat: 28gSaturated Fat: 11gCholesterol: 96mgSodium: 574mgPotassium: 120mgFiber: 2gSugar: 18gVitamin A: 650IUCalcium: 86mgIron: 12.4mg

Kristin Maxwell

Kristin Maxwell is the creator and main recipe developer, writer, and photographer of Yellow Bliss Road. A self-taught cook and self-appointed foodie, she specializes in easy, flavorful and approachable recipes for any home cook.

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  1. Once these are made, is it possible to freeze the extras and reheat in the oven when you are ready for a delicious breakfast again? If so, how long will they last in the freezer and how long should they be cooked in the oven at what temp?

    1. Freezing cooked stuffed french toast is tricky and won’t likely work. However, you can freeze the sandwiches before dipping and frying.
      When ready to serve, pull the sandwiches out of the freezer to thaw at room temp for at least 30 minutes. Then, make as directed, dipping in fresh egg mixture and frying in a skillet.

  2. So loved this recipe. I have a lot of cream cheese filling left over. What else could I do with it? Thank you for the wonderful breakfast this morning!!

  3. I made this recipe for my daughters birthday and she loved it! Such a great recipe. I made homemade whipped cream for the top and covered with strawberries. Will be making again!

  4. I made it – but modified it a little. 1 TBSP of vanilla seemed like a lot, so I did 1 tsp. Also, two eggs?? I made it 7.

  5. This french toast is OUTSTANDING. I made it just for a Saturday morning breakfast and it was so quick and easy. My boyfriend woke up and asked if I was cooking for 2 hours. Topped it with powered sugar, fresh strawberries and Vermont bourbon maple syrup. I will 100% be making this again!

  6. I made the stuffed French toast on Easter and there was not one piece left by the time we were done breakfast. This is so delicious and easy to make. I served it with sliced strawberries, powdered sugar, real maple syrup and whipped cream. My family loved it. Will definitely be making this again and not waiting for a holiday!!! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

    1. Awesome feedback Roberta! Thank you so much for putting a personal touch in the comment. Thanks for stopping by.

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