With this French toast recipe, you can impress your family and guests alike. The pumpkin filling makes the dish far more elegant than the traditional version and is baked to save you time.
We’re having our first freeze tonight and our house is cold. I’m bundled up in my favorite college sweatshirt with my hands wrapped around a mug of hot chocolate. It seems like the perfect night to write about a warm comfort food breakfast.
Sunday morning we were up early since David didn’t realize that the time had changed. I had time enough before church to putter around in the kitchen and make up a new recipe. The day before I had made a double batch of Really Good Sandwich Bread, but the loaf that I baked in the oven did not rise very much. It was just right for stuffed French toast =)
One of the great things about gluten free bread is that it is perfect for French toast. Anyone who’s ever been subjected to French Toast made of store-bought white bread will truly appreciate how gluten free bread can soak up the egg and milk without disintegrating into inedible mush. Add this to your list of the good things being gluten free has brought to your life.
Back to the story. I also had a container of thawing Hubbard squash in the refrigerator (for the Impossible Pumpkin Pie later this week), so I scooped some up that out into a skillet, heated it up with some butter, and added Pumpkin Pie seasoning to taste. After a little soaking, stuffing, and baking we had the perfect fall Sunday brunch. Here’s the recipe:
And, 8 slices of bread, one inch thick.