French toast is given a fun fall twist with this extra-moist pumpkin spiced french toast that’s generously drizzled with a cream cheese glaze.—Pumpkin cheesecake french toast!
Saturday bruuuuunch time! French toast binge-time in 3…2…1…
CHEESECAKE style! Get ready, cause it’s going dooooown!
Friends, and fellow pumpkin-addicts: I present to you the weekend breakfast of your dreams. And yeah, I don’t take that term lightly: Remember these pancakes earlier this week? Same kinda dream deal.
CURRENTLY: French toast with glorious pumpkin and spices. And luscious cheesecake glaze drizzled into every nook and cranny. Like so much glaze.
Ratio of like 1:2 from french toast to glaze.
Today’s french toast insanity is celebrating kiiiiinda an awesome event: A virtual fall baby shower for the uber-talented and amazing Megan from With Salt and Wit who’s having a little BOY next month! Congrats again, girl!
A bunch of awesome bloggers and I teamed up to shower this special lady with ALL the fall recipes today. See the end of this post for an EXTENSIVE and somewhat-droolworthy list. 😉
Right now, though we REALLY just need to get our weekend on in the french toasty-kinda way.
Are you one of those people who like, reaaaaally loves the whole concept and end results of weekend brunchin’, but seriously hates all the precious weekend time spent throwing it together? We should totally be friends, cause I’m exactly the same way!
I really just love eating brunch. Like 24/7 theend.e But the prep time? Uhh I prefer my pillow on the weekend, thanks.
The point in all this incoherent rambling? This french toast is the EASY of the peasy! It’s basically just whisk’n’dip’n’cook’n’glaze and swan dive into all the stacks.
I mean, you COULD wait for the rest of the family to roll out of bed and have a proper brunch, but honestly? The early bird gets the french toast and the morning slugs get the leftover crumbs.
Manners and pumpkin cheesecake french toast just do not mix. Sorry. 😉
Last mini-rant: pumpkin +cheesecake + french toast = for BREAKFAST. Excuse me while I go scream these good news to the world.
Also excuse me while I go make this french toast like 105 more times before the weekend is over.
This is called LOVE. ♥
- FRENCH TOAST:
- 4 large eggs, lightly beaten
- 1/2 cup milk
- 1/2 cup pumpkin puree
- 1 tablespoon agave nectar
- 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 8 slices day-old (preferably stale) bread
- CHEESECAKE GLAZE:
- 4 oz cream cheese, softened
- 1/4 cup powdered sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 2-3 tablespoons milk
- Make the french toast: Preheat a nonstick griddle to medium-high heat. In a shallow bowl, whisk eggs, milk, pumpkin, agave, spice, and vanilla until smooth. Dip both sides of bread, one at a time into egg mixture, then place on hot griddle. Cook french toast 3-4 minutes, flipping once to opposite side or until outside is golden. Transfer to serving plates and keep warm.
- Make the glaze: In a medium bowl, beat cream cheese, sugar, and vanilla until creamy. Gradually beat in just enough milk to make a drizzling consistency.
- Drizzle glaze over warm french toast and enjoy immediately!
Check out all the fall goodies from other bloggers to celebrate Megan’s bundle!
Caramel Apple Cheesecake Dip– The Cookie Rookie
Butternut Squash, Pear and Ricotta Bruschetta– Floating Kitchen
No Churn Pumpkin Caramel Ice Cream– Pumpkin n’ Spice
Pumpkin Pie Fluff Dip – A Latte Food
Chocolate Pumpkin Cheesecake Muffins -Dinner at the Zoo
Pumpkin Polenta Cups– Cooking and Beer
Pumpkin Cheesecake French Toast– Whole and Heavenly Oven
Slow Cooker Turkey Breast– The Weary Chef
Turkey Cranberry Sandwich– The Gunny Sack
Caramel Apple Mini Pie Cups– The Creative Bite
Pumpkin Spice Latte Coffee Cake– Joyful Healthy Eats
Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread – Deliciously Sprinkled
Pumpkin Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting– Chez Catey Lou
Apple Cheesecake French Toast with Cider Maple Syrup– Mariah’s Pleasing Plates
Pear Pie with Pecan Streusel– The First Year
Apple Pie Rolls– Amy’s Healthy Baking
No Bake Apple Pie Bites– The Recipe Runner
Pumpkin Pie Mousse– Petite Allergy Treats
Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bars– Diary of a Recipe Collector
Cranberry Apple Cider Punch– Diethood