Pineapple and Pork French Toast

Pineapple and Pork French Toast

Serves 4 Time: 40 minutes Difficulty: Intermediate

Ingredients 

For the French Toast:

  • 4 thick-cut slices brioche
  • 4 large slices Canadian bacon
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, room temperature
  • 2 cups crushed pineapple, drained
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 5 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons powdered sugar

For the Pineapple Compote

  • 3 cups pineapple chunks
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ¾ cup pineapple juice
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • ¼ cup water

Directions

  1. Starting with the compote, preheat griddle to medium/ high heat. In a saucepan combine pineapple chunks with sugar and juice. Stir to dissolve.
  2. In a separate bowl, whisk together cornstarch and water.
  3. Cook pineapples for 5-10 minutes or until pineapples soften. Stir in cornstarch mixture and simmer 5-10 minutes until thickened.
  4. For the French toast, in a bowl, combine cream cheese and crushed pineapple.
  5. Heat griddle to Medium/Low Heat. Cook 4 slices of Pork Roll about 2 minutes each side.
  6. In a shallow dish whisk together milk, eggs, vanilla, and brown sugar.
  7. Lay out 4 slices of Brioche Bread and Spoon Cream Cheese Mixture and slice of Pork Roll on each.
  8. Fold together the pieces as a sandwich. Soak both sides of each sandwich in the egg mixture and set aside.
  9. Melt butter on the griddle and place each stuffed French Toast on griddle and cook until each side is golden brown and cooked through.
  10. Remove from heat and top with Pineapple Compote (powdered sugar optional).

 

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