Recipes

Stuffed French Toast with Pumpkin Pie Filling

  • Yield: 4 Servings
  • Prep Time: 15 Mins.
  • Cook Time: 15 Mins.
  • This impressive but easy-to-prepare French toast with a rich pumpkin filling is perfect for serving a hungry brunch crowd.

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup mascarpone cheese
  • 1/3 cup canned pumpkin purée
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 8 thick slices egg bread
  • 1/2 cup Fisher® Pecan Chips, divided
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter, divided
  • Whipped cream, for serving
  • Maple syrup, for serving

Directions

  1. Beat mascarpone cheese until light and fluffy; beat in pumpkin purée, maple syrup, vanilla and pumpkin pie spice.
  2. Spread pumpkin mixture evenly over 4 slices of bread; sprinkle each with 1 tbsp nuts. Cap with remaining bread slices.
  3. In shallow bowl, whisk together eggs, milk and sugar; dip each sandwich in egg mixture. Melt half of the butter in skillet set over medium-heat; cook sandwiches, in batches, for 3 to 4 minutes per side or until golden, adding remaining butter as needed.
  4. Serve with dollop of whipped cream and drizzle of maple syrup. Garnish with remaining nuts.
  5. Tip: Alternatively, serve with a dollop of Greek vanilla yogurt instead of whipped cream.

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