Sausage & Cream Cheese Stuffed French Toast - for when you’re in the mood for an extra-special but extra-easy breakfast! Copycat recipe from Sunny Point Cafe in Asheville, NC. Sweet and savory in every bite! Sausage, cream cheese, bread, eggs, milk, maple syrup, and vanilla. This savory stuffed french toast is perfect for breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner!
1loaf Pepperidge Farm Farmhouse Hearty White Bread
In a skillet, cook sausage until crumbled and no longer pink. Drain fat.
In a bowl, combine cooked sausage and cream cheese.
Spread cream cheese mixture on top of 6 slices of bread. Press the other 6 slices of bread on top to form 6 sandwiches.
In a shallow dish, whisk together eggs, milk, maple syrup, salt, and vanilla until well blended. Dip sandwiches in egg mixture.
Melt butter 1 Tbsp of butter in a large nonstick skillet on medium heat. Place two sandwiches in skillet. Cook 4 to 5 minutes per side or until golden brown. Repeat with remaining french toast sandwiches. Serve with maple syrup.
I used Pepperidge Farm Farmhouse Hearty White Bread.
You can use any bread that you enjoy. You may get more or less french toast depending on the size of the bread you use.
I used Jimmy Dean breakfast sausage. Feel free to substitute turkey sausage.
You can use low-fat or fat-free cream cheese.
You can make the sausage and cream cheese mixture ahead of time and assemble the french toast when you are ready to eat.