Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Molasses Cream Cheese Stuffed French Toast, My favorite Christmas Morning French Toast recipe and Praline French Toast Casserole

We have our favorite Christmas Morning French Toast . I'll repost it at the end of this one.

Molasses Cream Cheese Stuffed French Toast.

Here's what you'll need:
1 - large non stick skillet, cast iron skillet or cast iron griddle.

2 - 8oz. packages of Cream Cheese, softened to room temperature.
1/4 C Molasses
1/2 C Chopped Pecans
6 Large Eggs, beaten
1/4 C Whole Milk
1 tsp Ground Cinnamon
1/8 tsp Nutmeg
1/2 tsp Vanilla
1 Loaf of Cinnamon Raisin Bread Bread cut into 1/2" slices.
Butter for grilling.
Confectioner's Sugar for Dusting.

In a Stand Mixer with a Paddle Attachment:
Cream Cheese
Beat until smooth and creamy.
Slowly add Molasses.
Fold in Pecans, by hand.
Set aside.

In a large mixing bowl:
Eggs
Milk
Cinnamon
Nutmeg
Vanilla
Whisk well, by hand.
Set aside

Spread 1/2" thick layer of Molasses Cream Cheese on 6 slices of the Bread.
Top each slice with another piece of Bread.

Melt 1 TBS of Butter in the a skillet or on a griddle.
Dip each sandwich in the Egg mixture to coat each side.
Grill them until golden brown, about 3 minutes on each side.

Wipe out the skillet or griddle and repeat with each sandwich, adding additional Butter as needed.
Slice the toasted sandwiches on the diagonal to serve.
Serve warm, dusted with Confectioner's Sugar.

Enjoy!
Peace in the Kitchen!



Overnight Christmas Morning French Toast:

1 (8oz) package of Cream Cheese
12 day old Croissants
18 Eggs
1 1/2 C Heavy Cream
1 TBS vanilla
1/2 tsp Nutmeg
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1 stick (8TBS) of Butter + additional for greasing the pan
Pure Maple Syrup
Confectioner'sSugar

Heavily butter a 9"X13" casserole dish.
Slice Croissants in half, horizontally.
Layer them cut side up in the dish.
Drop pieces of Cream Cheese in between the layers.

In a bowl:
Eggs
Heavy Cream
Vanilla
Nutmeg
Cinnamon
Whisk Well
Pour ove the Croissants.
Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes to 1 hour.
Serve topped with warm Maple Syrup and sprinkle with Confectioner's Sugar.

Enjoy!
Peace in the Kitchen!


This is one of our favorite Christmas Morning Recipes.

Overnight Christmas Morning French Toast:

1 (8oz) package of Cream Cheese
12 day old Croissants
18 Eggs
1 1/2 C Heavy Cream
1 TBS vanilla
1/2 tsp Nutmeg
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1 stick (8TBS) of Butter + additional for greasing the pan
Pure Maple Syrup
Confectioner'sSugar

Heavily butter a 9"X13" casserole dish.
Slice Croissants in half, horizontally.
Layer them cut side up in the dish.
Drop pieces of Cream Cheese in between the layers.

In a bowl:
Eggs
Heavy Cream
Vanilla
Nutmeg
Cinnamon
Whisk Well
Pour ove the Croissants.
Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes to 1 hour.
Serve topped with warm Maple Syrup and sprinkle with Confectioner's Sugar.

Enjoy!
Peace in the Kitchen!



This is another Best of the Best Recipes!
What a great aroma to wake up to on Christmas morning.

Praline French Toast Casserole:

8 Eggs
1 1/2 C Heavy Cream
1/3 C Maple Syrup ( the good stuff)
1/3 C Packed Brown Sugar
10 - 12  1/2" slices of French Country Bread

Topping:

1 Stick of Butter
1/2 C Packed Brown Sugar
2/3 C Maple Syrup
2 C Chopped Pecans

(I never said it was healthy)

Generously butter a 9"X13" Casserole Dish

In a bowl, whisk together:
Eggs
Heavy Cream
Maple Syrup
Sugar

Place Bread slices in the Casserole dish and cover with the Egg mixture
Cover the dish with plastic wrap and let it sit overnight in the refrigerator
Remove and let it reach room temperature

Topping:
Melt the Butter in a saucepan
Add Sugar and Maple Syrup and cook for 1-2 minutes
Stir in the Pecans
Pour over the Bread
Bake at 350 for 45-55 minutes
Allow to rest for 10 minutes before serving

In my book, I wrote WOW!

Enjoy!
Peace in the Kitchen!









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