For this Stuffed Cinnamon French toast you can use any cinnamon bread, but Dierberg’s in St. Louis has a great round cinnamon bread that I used for mine. I actually thought of making the French toast with croissants but when I went shopping, I found this charming cinnamon bread and instantly changed my mind. Lightly sweetened cream cheese highlighted with a bit of orange zest to accentuate the sauce is an easy embellishment to plain French Toast.
The French toast can be sandwiched and wrapped in film to be used the next day or two. The Orange Sauce has it’s base as the sauce for my Crepes Suzette. For this one, I simply added a bit of cream and cornstarch to thicken it slightly. It can be made several days ahead and simply warmed slightly to bring it to room temperature before combining it with the fresh berries. Continue reading