Strawberry Cheese French Toast

A delicious French toast recipe, with the perfect hint of Cream Cheese savory-ness, oozing with the berry-sweetness of National Strawberry Jam!

  • Ready 25 Mins
  • Serving 2-4 People

Ingredients

  • Eggs  2
  • Milk 1/2 cup
  • Granulated Sugar 1/2 tsp
  • Cream Cheese  8 ounces
  • French Bread  1 large into 6 pieces
  • National Strawberry Jam 4 tbsp
  • Red Food Color 2-3 drops
  • Fresh Strawberries – Sliced 1 cup
  • Butter for cooking
  • Maple Syrup  to serve
  • Strawberry Syrup  for serving

For Strawberry Syrup:

  • Sliced Strawberries 3 cups
  • Granulated Sugar 1 cup
  • Lemon – Zest and Juiced 1

Directions

Preparation of Toasts:

  • In a small bowl, whisk together 2 eggs, 3 tbsp milk, and 1 tbsp granulated sugar.
  • Dip the French bread slices in it one by one and keep soaking them for twenty seconds each.
  • Cook these slices on slow heat with butter and just two drops of oil for each slice until golden brown from each side.

Preparation of Strawberry Syrup:

  • In a medium saucepan, combine 3 cups of sliced strawberries, 1 cup of granulated sugar, 1 tsp zest and 2 tbsp lemon juice. Lower the heat and simmer until the strawberries are soft and the syrup is thickened and reduced by 1/3 to 1/2 in volume, 15 to 18 minutes.
  • Remove from the heat and let cool to room temperature before serving.

Serving

  • To serve the toast, spread 1 tbsp National Strawberry Jam, 1 tbsp Cream Cheese and 1 tbsp Strawberry Syrup. Sandwich between another French toast, garnish with leftover strawberries on top.