Stuffed French Toast with strawberry and Nutella is a delicious breakfast for any special occasion!
Homemade nutritious chia jam is paired with the popular hazelnut chocolate spread!
Stuffed French Toast Recipe
Get ready guys! You are witnessing a monumental food blogging moment right now!
This is the first recipe on The Foodie Affair’s site that I’ve posted using Nutella! ‘Bout time I got on that foodie fad, right? LOL
Truth be told, when the trend started I wasn’t feeling the inspiration.
Although in the back of my mind I must have thought I would eventually find my groove because I bought a humongous jar of Nutella from Costco.
There was a few spoonfuls swiped out of it, so SOMEONE dig into it, but I bought it so long ago that I made sure to check the expiration date before using it!
Strawberry & Nutella
Smooched right smack in the middle of the French toast is a dollop of healthy Strawberry Chia Seed Jam and decadent hazelnut cocoa spread!
Yep, I married the two and boy do the rich flavors make one marvelous breakfast!
I learned a little trick from Nagi over at RecipeTin Eats on how to take control of the filling so it doesn’t become a gooey mess while cooking.
Freeze your filling before assembling the toast and it melts beautifully when you cook it.
The filling won’t ooze with goodness until you cut into the French toast right off the warm griddle! How cool is that?!
That simple step was helpful when making this thick French toast dish. I placed a couple of tablespoons each of Nutella and Jam on parchment paper close to the shape of the bread and froze it.
Once it was set I peeled them off and plopped them in the middle of the bread before coating it with the egg mixture!
- 8 slices of bread
- Nutella Spread (2-3 tablespoons per serving - adjust to bread size)
- Strawberry Chia Jam
- 4 large eggs,
- 1/3 cup milk or cream
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 2-3 tablespoons butter for cooking
- powdered sugar for topping
- additional jam or maple syrup for topping
I used Artesano style bread. It's best to use day old bread so it doesn't fall apart when coating it with the egg mixture. You can also use French bread sliced thickly and not completely in two pieces so there is a pocket to add the filling in.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 581 Total Fat: 22g Saturated Fat: 12g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 8g Cholesterol: 219mg Sodium: 465mg Carbohydrates: 81g Net Carbohydrates: 0g Fiber: 4g Sugar: 47g Sugar Alcohols: 0g Protein: 14g