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Mascarpone Stuffed French Toast With Strawberries and Mint

Lodge Cast Iron | October 17, 2019

Stuffed with decadent mascarpone and topped with fresh strawberries and mint, this brioche French toast recipe is perfect for breakfast or brunch.

Level
Intermediate
Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
20 minutes
Serves
6
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Ingredients

Mascarpone Stuffing
  • 3/4 cup mascarpone, room temperature
  • 2 tablespoons powdered sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons milk
French Toast
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 6 slices brioche, 1 1/2-inch thickness
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
Strawberry Topping
  • 1 cup strawberries, quartered
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon mint leaves

Directions

  1. Boil strawberries, salt, sugar, mint, and lemon juice in a small saucepan. Reduce heat to simmer and cook 10–15 minutes. Remove mint and allow to cool.
  2. Whisk together mascarpone, powdered sugar, vanilla extract, and milk. Place in a Ziploc bag. Set aside.
  3. Cut a pocket into the bread slices.
  4. Preheat griddle over medium heat, 5 minutes. Mix eggs, milk, sugar, salt, cinnamon, and vanilla extract. Blend well. Cut a corner out of the Ziploc bag and pipe mascarpone mixture into the bread pocket.
  5. Grease griddle with butter. Dip bread into egg mixture and coat both sides. Cook bread until golden brown, 2 minutes per side. Serve with strawberry topping, garnished with fresh mint.

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