Strawberries and Cream French Toast Roll-Ups


8 slices egg bread (each 3/4-inch/2 cm thick)
2/3 cup (150 mL) mascarpone cheese
1/3 cup (75 mL) E.D. SMITH® STRAWBERRRY PIE FILLING, divided
2 eggs
2/3 cup (150 mL) milk
2 tbsp (30 mL) butter, divided
1 tbsp (15 mL) icing sugar
2 tbsp (30 mL) maple syrup

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  1. Using a rolling pin, flatten each slice of bread to about 1/8-inch (3 mm) thickness. Stir mascarpone with 3 tbsp (45 mL) strawberry pie filling.
  2. Spread generous tablespoonful of mascarpone mixture over one side of each slice of bread; roll up each slice tightly. In shallow dish, whisk eggs with milk; dip rolls into egg mixture, turning to coat.
  3. Heat 1 tbsp (15 mL) butter in large nonstick skillet set over medium heat; cook roll-ups, in batches, turning, for about 4 minutes or until browned on all sides. Repeat with remaining butter and roll-ups.
  4. Transfer to serving plate; dust with icing sugar. Stir maple syrup with remaining pie filling; spoon over top.

Serves: 4
Calories 460, Fat 22g, Cholesterol 165mg, Sodium 440mg, Carbohydrate 53g, Fibre 1g, Sugars 20g, Protein 13g


  1. Coat roll-ups in cinnamon sugar after frying instead of dusting with icing sugar if desired.