French toast recipes
for breakfast or brunch. Try one of our make ahead french toast recipes.
Chocolate Pistachio Stuffed French Toast
1 1-pound loaf unsliced French bread
2 1 to 1-1/2-ounce milk chocolate bars
1/3 cup chopped pistachio nuts
1-1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
8 beaten eggs
2 cups milk
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
Maple syrup or sifted powdered sugar
Cut French bread into 12 slices, each approximately 1-1/2-inches thick. Cut a
pocket in each slice of bread by starting from the bottom crust and cutting
horizontally to, but not through, the top crust. Break candy bars into 12
pieces. Fill each bread pocket with 1 piece of candy and 1 rounded teaspoon of
Place graham cracker crumbs in a shallow bowl. Beat together eggs, milk, and
cinnamon in another shallow bowl. Dip bread into egg mixture; letting bread
remain in egg mixture about 15 seconds on each side. Then dip bread into the
graham cracker crumbs, turning to lightly coat the other side of the bread.
Place coated slice on a greased baking sheet. Repeat dipping remaining stuffed
bread into egg mixture and graham cracker crumbs.
Bake in a 450 degree F oven about 6 minutes or until golden brown. Turn slices
over and bake 5 minutes more. Serve warm stuffed toast topped with maple syrup
or powdered sugar.
Makes 12 slices.
Make-Ahead Tip: Place the baked slices in a freezer container; seal, label, and
freeze up to 1 month. To serve, place the frozen stuffed bread slices in a
single layer on an ungreased baking sheet. Heat, uncovered, in a 400 degree F
oven for 15 minutes or until the slices are hot.