Stuffed French Toast with Mandarin Peach Sauce

      Stuffed French Toast
      Stuffed French Toast

      Ingredients for filling:

      12 oz cream cheese
      1/4 cup chopped pecans
      1/4 cup apricot jam
      1 tsp orange jam
      Hearty Italian style bread of choice, sliced

      Combine first four ingredients and spread between two slices bread. Place filled bread in buttered 9 x 13 baking dish.

      Ingredients for batter:

      9 eggs
      1 cup orange juice
      1 cup milk
      1/3 cup triple sec
      dash of salt
      1 tsp vanilla
      3 Tbsp sugar

      Blend ingredients together and pour over toast. Let sit in fridge overnight or at least 3-4 hours before baking. Bake at 350 degrees for about 45 minutes or until toast is cooked through. Let sit for five minute before serving.

      Ingredients for sauce:

      1 lb frozen peach slices
      1/2 cup apricot jam
      11 oz can mandarin oranges with juice
      2 Tbsp corn starch
      2 Tbsp triple sec
      1/3 cup sugar

      Bring first three ingredients to a boil. Next, mix corn starch and triple sec together and add to boiling peach mixture to thicken. Stir in sugar and it's ready to serve over top fresh baked french toast.