Cocount-stuffed french toast – made with Natures Own perfectly crafted white bread

Coconut Stuffed French Toast

This decadent French toast was made for spring and summer. Stuffed with a sweet, whipped cream cheese and McCormick® Coconut Extract mixture, it’s loaded with rich, coconutty taste the whole family will love.
Total Time25
MIN
Ingredients9
Servings4
LevelEasy

Ingredients: 

  • 1 package (8 ounces) whipped cream cheese

  • 1 tablespoon packed brown sugar

  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Coconut Extract

  • 8 slices Nature’s Own® Perfectly Crafted™ Bread

  • 5 eggs

  • 1 cup milk

  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Cinnamon, Ground

  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract

  • 1 tablespoon butter

Directions: 

  • Mix cream cheese, brown sugar and coconut extract in small bowl until well blended. Spread 2 tablespoons cream cheese mixture on each of 4 slices of bread. Press the other 4 slices of bread on top to form 4 sandwiches.

  • Beat eggs with wire whisk in 13x9-inch baking dish. Stir in milk, cinnamon and vanilla extract until well blended. Dip sandwiches in egg mixture, soaking for 1 minute on each side.

  • Melt butter in large nonstick skillet or griddle on medium-low heat. Place sandwiches in skillet. Cook 4 to 5 minutes per side or until golden brown. Serve with maple syrup, if desired.