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Cream Cheese-Filled Batter-Dipped French Toast

  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Servings 8

Hot-off-the-griddle French toast is sandwiched around a rich, orange and cream cheese filling. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

5
oz cream cheese, softened
1/4
cup orange marmalade
16
diagonally cut slices (1/2 inch thick) French bread
1
cup Original Bisquick™ mix
2/3
cup milk
1
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2
teaspoon grated orange peel
1/2
teaspoon vanilla
1
egg
1
tablespoon powdered sugar
Maple-flavored syrup, if desired

Steps

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  • 1
    In small bowl, mix cream cheese and marmalade until blended. Spread 8 slices of the bread with cream cheese mixture. Top each with 1 of the remaining bread slices, making 8 sandwiches.
  • 2
    In shallow dish or pie pan, stir Bisquick mix, milk, cinnamon, orange peel, vanilla and egg with whisk or fork until blended.
  • 3
    Heat nonstick griddle to 350°F or nonstick skillet over medium heat. Dip each sandwich into batter mixture, turning to coat both sides; drain excess batter in dish. Cook on hot griddle or skillet 1 to 2 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Sprinkle each sandwich with powdered sugar; serve with syrup.

Expert Tips

  • Use English muffin bread or swirled cinnamon bread in place of the French bread.
  • Serve topped with fresh berries or your favorite fruit preserves.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
550
Calories from Fat
100
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
17%
Saturated Fat
5g
25%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
50mg
16%
Sodium
1090mg
45%
Potassium
250mg
7%
Total Carbohydrate
92g
31%
Dietary Fiber
4g
15%
Sugars
18g
Protein
18g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
30%
30%
Exchanges:
4 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 1/2 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
6
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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