Tutti Fruitti Stuffed French Toast

by Marla on June 6, 2012 · 56 comments

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Let’s just start with this ~Tutti Fruitti Stuffed French Toast~ was dinner last night.

Life has been busier than ever. I thought back to school was crazy ~ well it seems like the end of school is pretty nuts too! Our days are super busy as we have all kinds of parties & celebrations to wrap up a great year of pre-school and 2nd grade.

When life is busy ~ make stuffed french toast! It is awesome for any time of day and tastes like a great big treat…

Tutti Fruitti Stuffed French Toast on FamilyFreshCooking.com © MarlaMeridith.com
My stuffed french toast is free of refined sugars and made with all kinds of great for you ingredients.

Tutti Fruitti Stuffed French Toast on FamilyFreshCooking.com © MarlaMeridith.com Use whatever seasonal fruits you have on hand.

Tutti Fruitti Stuffed French Toast on FamilyFreshCooking.com © MarlaMeridith.com

We love creamy chèvre or whipped cream cheese in our sammies.

Nothing fancy, but this recipe sure does seem that way!

Tutti Fruitti Stuffed French Toast on FamilyFreshCooking.com © MarlaMeridith.com

Be sure to serve your stuffed french toast with warm, homemade fruit sauce and whipped cream. I was kinda in a rush as you can see. I could not wait for these to cool down before I styled them.

The whipped cream is oozing all over the place. It is not billowy. It is drippy. And very tasty.

Tutti Fruitti Stuffed French Toast on FamilyFreshCooking.com © MarlaMeridith.com

All you need to do is make your sandwiches, dip them in some egg whites, fry them up in a sizzling hot pan. Voila! You’ve got yourself a tasty meal!

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You can make them as sweet as you like. You can mix some stevia drops into the cream cheese. Or you can go ahead and drizzle some honey or maple syrup or fruity jam on top when your french toast is done cooking.

Tutti Fruitti Stuffed French Toast on FamilyFreshCooking.com © MarlaMeridith.com

You can also just use your fruity sauce. That might be all you need. You also might just eat it all that sauce with a spoon. *Don’t be afraid to mix your sauces and fruit combos in one sandwich!

Don’t forget that dollop or two of Homemade Whipped Cream…OK?!

 

What is your favorite stuffed french toast recipe?

Tutti Fruitti Stuffed French Toast

Rating: 51

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes

Yield: 1 sandwich, 10 ounces of fruit sauce (5 servings)

Serving Size: one stuffed french toast sandwich with lots of sau

Ingredients

Method

    Stuffed French Toast
  • Melt some coconut oil in a frying pan or griddle over medium high heat. Mix your sweetener into the chèvre or cream cheese. Smooth a layer of cheese onto a slice of bread. Add a layer of fruit. Top with another slice of bread. Put egg whites in a shallow bowl and carefully dip both sides of the french toast in this. Place in the frying pan and heat each side until slightly browned and crispy. Flip carefully so you don't lose the filling. Serve with extra berries, fruit, fruit sauce, whipped cream or anything else you can dream up!
  • Homemade Fruit Sauce
  • You will need 2 cups of berries or sliced fruit. Heat the fruit in a saucepan over medium high heat with 2 tablespoons of water until boiling. Cover and reduce to a simmer. Cook for about 6 minutes until fruit has softened. Purée in a blender. Add your favorite natural sweetener to taste. You can thin out your fruit sauce with some water or thicken it with arrowroot.
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1 Natalie @ Cooking for My Kids June 6, 2012 at 6:44 am

Oh, Marla. That looks delicious. I wish that I had some for breakfast right now. I am definitely adding it to our menu for the coming days/weeks. Have a great summer break!!

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2 Marla June 6, 2012 at 11:29 am

Awesome Natalie. So glad to hear this recipe will make your summer menu!

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3 Rosa June 6, 2012 at 6:52 am

so delicious! I’ve never had such sandwiches.

Cheers,

Rosa

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4 Barbara @ Barbara Bakes June 6, 2012 at 7:08 am

I love stuffed French Toast. What a great, healthy way to eat it.

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5 Minerva June 6, 2012 at 7:09 am

What an awesome combo! It’s like a cross between a grilled cheese and french toast. Looks delicious!

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6 Leanne @ Healthful Pursuit June 6, 2012 at 7:41 am

Wow, I can’t say I’ve ever had stuffed French toast! You may have just converted me though, my gosh, your photos are always SO beautiful!

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7 Marla June 6, 2012 at 11:25 am

Thanks Leanne, hope you get to try some stuffed French toast really soon. You will be hooked!

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8 Katrina June 6, 2012 at 7:45 am

This sounds absolutely fantastic! And it’s so colourful and pretty :)

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9 Kathryn June 6, 2012 at 7:51 am

These looks amazing Marla! So bright and full of summery colours and flavours!

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10 Averie @ Averie Cooks June 6, 2012 at 8:27 am

This is my idea of french toast! Love all this fruit! This is a perfect 4th of July post, too with the colors :)

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11 Marla June 6, 2012 at 11:24 am

Thanks Averie!! I think many of my upcoming posts will tie in color~wise with this time of year! Just seems like the thing to do!

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12 Stephanie June 6, 2012 at 8:45 am

Yay! Breakfast for dinner!

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13 TidyMom June 6, 2012 at 8:45 am

French Toast is one of my favorite breakfast foods! I LOVE this Marla

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14 aida mollenkamp June 6, 2012 at 9:13 am

Marla — Breakfast for dinner is the ultimate treat. Especially when it’s something fun but still healthy like this recipe!

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15 Marla June 6, 2012 at 11:22 am

Thanks Aida, certainly one of our all time favorite ways to treat ourselves!

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16 Maria June 6, 2012 at 9:26 am

French toast is my favorite! Gotta try this one!

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17 HeatherChristo June 6, 2012 at 9:32 am

I love French toast! And this batch is adorable and different. YUM!

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18 Marla June 6, 2012 at 11:21 am

Thanks Heather ~ I am all about different whenever possible :)

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19 Alison @ Ingredients, Inc. June 6, 2012 at 10:29 am

super fun idea!

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20 Nancy@acommunaltable June 6, 2012 at 11:22 am

This reminds me that it has been WAY too long since I’ve made french toast!! Will definitely have to whip up a batch now that the summer fruit season is under way!

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21 Angie June 6, 2012 at 12:04 pm

Yum! My mouth is watering. Your photos just keep getting better and better. That whole spread looks like it came our if Bon appetit.
Love it!

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22 Kristina Vanni June 6, 2012 at 12:43 pm

This is such a fun and creative presentation to make any breakfast extra special. I can’t wait to try this one!

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23 Lisa {Smart Food and Fit} June 6, 2012 at 1:07 pm

Fantastic way to start your day! Very patriotic too!

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24 Jen @ Savory Simple June 6, 2012 at 1:45 pm

I think french toast is best enjoyed later in the day. I’m too groggy in the morning to fully appreciate it!

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25 Tickled Red June 6, 2012 at 3:06 pm

Oh my goodness! French toast heaven. Love this idea darlin’ :D

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26 Jamie | My Baking Addiction June 6, 2012 at 4:27 pm

I’ll take this delicious Stuffed French Toast for dinner any day of the week! Just beautiful, Marla!

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27 Marla June 7, 2012 at 7:43 am

Thanks Jamie! I wonder if it would be bad if we had this for breakfast + dinner ;)

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28 Sylvie @ Gourmande in the Kitchen June 6, 2012 at 4:36 pm

What an awesome dinner! I bet your kids are going to be asking for it again and again.

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29 Gwen @SimplyHealthyFamily June 6, 2012 at 5:41 pm

Ha! If I made french toast for that reason we’d be having it 8 days a week :)
Wait…. not a bad idea!

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30 Marla June 7, 2012 at 7:43 am

Not a bad idea at all Gwen!

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31 Allison [Girl's Guide to Social Media] June 6, 2012 at 5:58 pm

This looks amazing. I love the use of fresh fruit!

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32 Brooke @ Food Woolf June 6, 2012 at 10:08 pm

That looks like such a fun breakfast for kids. Yes, you ARE the coolest mom, ever!

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33 Kitchen Belleicious June 7, 2012 at 11:41 am

oh they look divine! Shear stuffed goodness!

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34 Julia {The Roasted Root} June 7, 2012 at 3:49 pm

I’ve never tried a stuffed French toast before, and I’d gladly try your version for dinner! I love that it’s not smothered in sugar and bad-for-you ingredients. The light fruit and natural sweetness is very appealing to me!

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35 Monique @ Ambitious Kitchen June 7, 2012 at 4:23 pm

I really love this. The pictures are beautiful and the recipe is appealing to everyone!

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36 Miss Charming June 7, 2012 at 5:56 pm

Oh, this looks so yummy! (Especially with your beautiful photography.)

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37 Sommer@ASpicyPerspective June 8, 2012 at 6:25 am

I’m with you girl, end of school is OUT OF CONTROL. But we will survive.

Loving the glammed-up french toast!

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38 Marla June 8, 2012 at 7:14 am

Sommer, I love that you referred to this as “Glammed Up!”

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39 aishahias June 8, 2012 at 6:33 am

Looks delicious! I wish I could have some :(

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40 susan June 8, 2012 at 12:07 pm

Now, that’s my kind of dinner, Marla!

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41 danielle June 9, 2012 at 7:36 am

Good Morning! I wanted to let you know that I featured this fabulous creation on my “What I Bookmarked This Week” post today. Stop by and see!

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42 Marla June 9, 2012 at 8:59 am

Looks great, thanks for the feature ~ so many goodies there!

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43 Esi June 10, 2012 at 2:49 pm

Love all the summer fruits!

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44 Baker Street June 11, 2012 at 3:06 am

Wow! That would make for a fantastic meal, Marla! Great recipe and gorgeous pictures! :)

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45 Nancy/SpicieFoodie June 11, 2012 at 7:09 am

My mouth is watering. I could eat this for dinner, breakfast, lunch and dessert. Love how healthy and fresh it is. Thanks for sharing Marla:)

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46 Starla June 12, 2012 at 8:12 am

Wow that just looks amaaaaazing! I’m a freak for french toast so I cannot wait to try this!

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47 Marta @ What Should I Eat For Breakfast Today? June 14, 2012 at 9:27 am

This is so colorful and positive. Like eating a happiness.

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48 Marla June 14, 2012 at 5:07 pm

“Like eating happiness?!” I love that!!

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49 Heidi @foodiecrush June 15, 2012 at 1:06 pm

I just did a french toast too, but baked. These photos are so gorg lady and I’m with you, summer is way busier than school. But then we’ll be saying the flip flop as soon as school hits!

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50 Marla June 15, 2012 at 4:40 pm

Heidi, that is exactly what I will be saying. I really am enjoying the pace of the summer no matter how busy! Beats my over 2 hour commute per day :)

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51 gradebmaplesyrup June 24, 2012 at 11:55 pm

This looks incredibly heavenly. I can imagine what it tastes like.

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52 siewlingchaw February 1, 2013 at 10:44 pm

hi there for the “Top with additional slice to create sandwich” may i know do we need to layer the 2nd slice of bread with spread like how we did the for the first one ? or just layer the 1st one and top it with a 2nd slice of bread w/o spread ? :)

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53 Pauline January 17, 2014 at 10:23 pm

Wow, the colors on the inside are sooo gorgeous and vibrant! Makes me feel like it’s summer already. Also, makes me want to gobble it up, even before getting to the French-toasting part! Whenever anyone hears, “Stuffed french toast,” everyone thinks must be decadent (i.e., unhealthy), but you have certainly proved otherwise. Stuffed french toast can be absolutely healthy but at the same time delectable.

Mmm, I haven’t had sprouted bread in a while. I like that chewy, nutty texture sprouted bread has. Currently baking some oat flax muffins right now, hope they come out well.

I don’t have a favorite French toast recipe yet, but with how awesome yours looks right now, I think I’d have to say yours. I have chevre and blueberries right now, so I could try it this weekend with my fresh baked bread!

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