French Toast Bowl With A Banana Cream Cheese Filling And Strawberry Sauce
The debate about the ultimate breakfast food often comes down to pancakes or waffles – but what about French toast? Whether you're in the mood for a lavish breakfast or a delectable dessert, this oven-baked French toast topped with banana cream cheese and strawberry sauce will definitely satisfy your sweet tooth. At first glance, you could mistake this sweet treat for a bowl of spaghetti & meatballs – but that's where the similarities end!
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 15 minutes
Difficulty Level: Easy
For the French toast bowl:
- 1 loaf of white bread
- 4 eggs + ⅔ cup milk + 2 tbsp sugar + ½ tbsp cinnamon
- banana cream cheese filling
- strawberry sauce to garnish
- 5 Ferrero Rocher chocolate balls to garnish
- white chocolate shavings to garnish
- fresh mint leaves to garnish
For the banana cream cheese filling:
- 1 banana
- 8 oz cream cheese
For the strawberry sauce:
- 8 oz strawberries
- 3 tbsp sugar
- 1 tbsp lemon juice
1. Cut the loaf of white bread into several thick slices – you'll need 5 slices for this recipe.
2. Combine the eggs, milk, cinnamon, and sugar and dunk the 5 slices of bread in the mixture.
3. Heat an oven-proof deep plate, grease it with butter, and arrange the 5 slices of soaked bread in a circle on the deep plate so that they overlap. Transfer the deep plate to a preheated oven and cook at 350°F for 15 minutes.
4. Meanwhile, prepare the strawberry sauce. Remove the leaves and stems from the strawberries, cook the strawberries with the sugar and lemon juice in a pot over medium heat, and mash the mixture until smooth.
5. Pass the banana and cream cheese through a ricer over the cooled French toast.
6. Garnish the banana cream cheese filling in the French toast bowl with Ferrero Rocher chocolate balls, strawberry sauce, white chocolate shavings, and fresh mint leaves.
We bet you've never seen French toast quite like this! Such a beautifully-crafted spin on this culinary classic is sure to delight breakfast buffs of all ages.