Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  389
  • Protein  11 g
  • Carbohydrates  51 g
  • Fat  15 g
  • Cholesterol  188 mg
  • Sodium  447 mg
  • Potassium  142 mg
  • Phosphorus  134 mg
  • Calcium  74 mg
  • Fiber  1.3 g

Stuffed French Toast

Transform leftover French bread into a delicious kidney-friendly morning meal, Stuffed French Toast, that you can make the night before and then just pop into the oven in the morning.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe submitted by DaVita dietitian Megan from Colorado.

Portions: 8     Serving size: 1/8 recipe


  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 1 pound loaf of day-old French brea,d cut into 16 slices
  • 8 tablespoons jelly, any fruit-flavored
  • nonstick cooking spray
  • 6 large eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup Coffee-mate® French Vanilla Fat Free liquid nondairy creamer
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Spread 1 tablespoon cream cheese on each slice of bread. Top with 1 tablespoon jelly and add bread slice to make a sandwich. Repeat until 8 sandwiches are made.
  2. Spray a 9” x 13” baking dish with nonstick cooking spray and place the 8 sandwiches in the dish.
  3. Mix beaten eggs, Coffee-mate® and vanilla extract. Pour over the bread slices, turning to coat the slices evenly. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  4. Preheat oven to 350° F. Cover pan with foil and bake for 1 hour.  The last 5 minutes of baking, remove the foil to brown the top.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 2 starch
  • 1 meat
  • 1 high calorie
  • 2 fat

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • Bring cream cheese to room temperature so it is easier to spread.
  • Serving suggestions: drizzle with syrup, garnish with fresh fruit and whipped cream or dust with powdered sugar.
  • This recipe is a good source of protein and calories, a great choice for a high-energy breakfast.Try this different spin on French Toast. It is a good use for leftover bread.  Also, preparing this recipe the night before leaves you with nothing left to do in the morning except bake and serve. It’s perfect for brunch.


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Stuffed French Toast

prince5909 says:


This is an excellent one dish breakfast or any other meal. I made it last night and baked it this morning, took one out and put blueberries on it and a tablespoon of sugarfree syrup (needed more) and it was a most satisfying breakfast. Fantastic! I froze the other other seven individually for future meals.

Jun. 07, 2011, 9:40 AM - Inappropriate review?

Stuffed French Toast

chriscrd says:


Pts liked this a lot, teammates enjoyed it also. It's easy because you put it together ahead of time and bake it the morning of. We cut it into finger sandwiches.

Aug. 30, 2010, 9:33 AM - Inappropriate review?

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