Pumpkin-Stuffed French Toast

Fuel your inner basic with delicious pumpkin-stuffed French toast.


  • 8 slices Italian/French Bread
  • 1 (8 ounces) package cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon white sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • Pinch of salt
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • Powdered sugar to garnish


  1. Combine cream cheese, pumpkin puree, brown sugar and cinnamon, and whip until mixed well.
  2. Spread a generous amount of the cream cheese mixture over one slice of bread and top with another slice. Press the edges of bread together to seal.
  3. Whisk together eggs, milk, sugar and salt to create custard.
  4. Melt butter on medium heat in a non-stick pan. Lightly dip both sides of bread in custard and place in pan. Cook for three minutes per side, until golden brown.
  5. Serve with a dusting of powdered sugar, whipped cream, syrup and/or ice cream if you're feeling indulgent!