Stuffed French Toast

Chef Paul Niekrasz from Next Door on McKinney Avenue makes stuffed French toast from the new Sunday brunch menu.
 

Stuffed French Toast

6 slice cinnamon raisin bread
3 1oz piece cream cheese
pancake batter
oil for frying
 1 cup sliced strawberries
½ cup blueberries
2T sugar
2 dollops whipped cream
maple syrup
orange zest

Toss berries with sugar and set aside, stirring occasionally.

Take 3 slices cinnamon raisin bread, place a piece of cream cheese on each. Cover each with a second piece of bread and lightly press the edges to seal. Dredge the stuffed bread in pancake batter for a couple minutes, turning once.

Take the battered bread and deep fry at 375 degrees until golden brown, approx. 4 minutes.

Cut each piece in half. Arrange 3 halves on each plate. Spoon half of berry mixture around toasts on each plate. Top with a dollop of whipped cream, maple syrup and grate a bit of orange zest over.


Pancake Batter

1 egg
½ cup buttermilk
½ cup whole milk
¼ teaspoon vanilla
2T sugar
¾ cup flour
½ teaspoon baking powder
¼ teaspoon baking soda
¼ teaspoon salt

Mix wet ingredients. Mix dry ingredients. Combine until no lumps are present.                   

LINK: www.nextdoordallas.com


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