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Cannoli Stuffed French Toast with Fresh Berry Compote
- 1 c. ricotta cheese
- 3 tbsp. powdered sugar
- 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
- 1/3 c. mini dark chocolate bits
- french toast:
- 2 eggs
- 1/4 c. milk or heavy cream
- 5 slices bread challah or french bread
- 2 tbsp. unsalted butter
- berry compote:
- 1 1/2 c. fresh berries
- 2 tbsp. sugar
- 1/2 tsp. fresh squeezed orange juice
- In a small saucepan combine berries, sugar, and citrus juice. Simmer on low until sugar is fully dissolved.
- In a small bowl, combine ricotta, chocolate chips, vanilla, and powdered sugar.
- French Toast:
- Trim crust off each slice of bread. Roll out and flatten each slice.
- Spoon ricotta mixture onto the middle of each slice of bread. Roll up and set aside.
- Mix egg, vanilla, and milk in a shallow bowl or pie plate; set aside.
- Bring a 12" Calphalon Signature™ Stainless Steel omelet pan to medium-high heat. Add butter and coat the bottom of the pan.
- Coat each roll on all sides with egg mixture. Add each cannoli roll to the pan.
- Cook on each side until golden brown, about 3-4 minutes.
- Plate your cannoli rolls top with fresh made warm berry compote.
The 12″ omelet pan used to craft this recipe was perfect for cooking a multi-course breakfast. A 3-layer aluminum core reacts quickly to temperature changes, which means you can go from French Toast to making a frittata seamlessly.
- Use fresh, high quality ingredients to prepare your dishes.
- Just like your ingredients your cookware should be of the highest quality. Calphalon Signature™ Stainless Steel gives you exceptional results with professional quality performance. And with a full lifetime guarantee you’ll have piece of mind to keep serving great meals
- Offer guests a refreshing mimosa. A little bubbly with brunch can bring the meal up a notch, plus orange pairs nicely with cannoli.
- Keep your food warm until ready to serve. Ditch the oven for this step, it can overcook pastries and makes french toast and pancakes gummy. Use a warming plate to keep things fresh. It also makes a beautiful serving tray for brunch.