Indulgent Stuffed French Toast
with Wisconsin Havarti

Indulgent Stuffed French Toast

Warming and puffy stuffed French toast accentuated by mild and buttery Wisconsin Havarti cheese, a Danish-style specialty.

Ingredients

  • 1 (16-ounce) challah or French bread loaf, cubed
  • 1 (8-ounce) package Wisconsin Havarti Cheese, cut into thin slices
  • 6 large eggs
  • 4 cups milk
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon, divided
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh or frozen blueberries
  • 1 (12-ounce) jar blueberry preserves

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Arrange half of bread cubes in lightly buttered 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking pan. Top evenly with Havarti; top with remaining bread cubes.
  3. Whisk together eggs, milk, sugar, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, butter, and maple syrup in large mixing bowl; pour over bread mixture, pressing bread cubes to absorb egg mixture. Sprinkle remaining cinnamon over the top. Cover baking pan with foil. Bake for 30 minutes.
  4. Uncover and bake for 30 more minutes or until lightly browned and set.
  5. Let stand for 5 minutes before serving.
  6. Stir together blueberries and blueberry preserves in a small saucepan over low heat until warm.
  7. Serve blueberry sauce over French toast.

Servings: 8 to 10

Recipe and photo credit (used with permission): Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin