Make the kids' sleepover extra special with our 'Carrot Cake-Stuffed' French Toast Bake. Made with cinnamon-raisin bread and a carrot cake-inspired cream cheese mix, there's a lot to love in our 'Carrot Cake-Stuffed' French Toast Bake. It'll be a morning they won't soon forget!
What You Need
Original recipe yields 12 servings
1 pkg. (8 oz.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
3/4 cup shredded carrots
1/2 cup chopped PLANTERS Walnuts
1/2 cup plus 1 Tbsp. powdered sugar, divided
1 tsp. each ground cinnamon and vanilla, divided
12 slices cinnamon-raisin bread
1 cup milk
1-1/2 cups maple-flavored or pancake syrup
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Let's Make It
Mix cream cheese, carrots, nuts, 1/2 cup sugar, and 1/2 tsp. each cinnamon and vanilla until blended.
Place 6 bread slices on bottom of 13x9-inch baking dish sprayed with cooking spray; spread with cream cheese mixture. Cover with remaining bread slices.
Whisk eggs and milk with remaining cinnamon and vanilla until blended; pour over ingredients in baking dish. Refrigerate 2 hours.
Heat oven to 350ºF. Bake French toast 30 to 35 min. or until center is set and top is lightly browned. Sprinkle with remaining sugar.
Serve with syrup.
Mix 1/4 tsp. additional ground cinnamon with syrup in microwaveable bowl until blended. Microwave on HIGH 30 sec. or just until warmed. Drizzle over French toast bake before serving.
Serve with roasted potatoes and fruit to round out the meal.
This delicious recipe can be refrigerated up to 24 hours before baking as directed.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13g
Saturated Fat 5g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 53g
Dietary Fibers 0g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.