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Cream-Filled French Toast

A Castle in the Country Classic. Our cream-filled French toast is made with our own sourdough bread to add a little sweet/sour balance.

Stuffed french toast with a side of ham

Diet: Vegetarian

Prep Time: 20 Minutes
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Total Time: 50 Minutes
Servings: 6-8


  • 4 oz cream cheese
  • 3 Tbsp powdered sugar, vanilla infused if you have it
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 6 eggs,¾ of an egg per serving
  • 1 cup heavy cream or half & half
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • ¼ tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp cardamom
  • 8 double slices of bread, cut 2 inches thick


  1. Make the filling. Allow cream cheese to soften and mix all ingredients in a bowl.

  2. Make the french toast. Make a horizontal cut most of the way through the thick slices of bread to make a pocket.

  3. Fill the toast with the filling.

  4. Whisk egg, cream, extract and spices in a shallow bowl.

  5. Soak bread in egg mixture and turn occasionally to coat until mostly absorbed, at least 5 min but may be as long as 15 minutes.

  6. Cook on griddle until golden brown.

  7. Top with fruit coulis and powdered sugar

Recipe By: Chef at Castle in the Country - January 23, 2024