Stuffed French Toast

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A fruity French toast that is very low in fat...


  • 1 cup reduced-fat creme cheese
  • 1 1/2 tsp chopped dried cherries
  • 1 1/2 tsp chopped dried blueberries
  • 1 1/2 tsp chopped dried apricots
  • 1 tsp minced fresh mint
  • 8 slice cinnamon raisin bread
  • 4 large egg whites
  • 1/2 cup low-fat buttermilk
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ground allspice
  • 1 Tbl maple syrup


  1. For the filling: In a mixing bowl, soften the cream cheese by stirring vigorously or by warming slightly over a water bath. Stir in the dried fruits and mint.
  2. For the French Toast: Spread 2 tablespoons of the cheese mixture on a slice of bread and top with another slice of bread. Repeat to make 4 sandwiches.
  3. Heat a griddle over medium-high heat. Lightly coat with cooking spray.
  4. In a mixing bowl, beat the egg whites and buttermilk until just combined. Whisk in the cinnamon, allspice, and maple syrup.
  5. Dip both sides of each sandwich into the batter and place on the hot griddle.
  6. Cook until browned, about 3 minutes, and flip.
  7. Cook until browned on the remaining side.
  8. Cut each sandwich into 4 pieces and serve warm.
  9. Garnish with fresh berries, if desired.

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