A fun twist on a breakfast classic, cinnamon roll French toast with a cream cheese glaze perfectly uses up left over cinnamon rolls. Perfect for a weekend brunch.
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Cinnamon Roll French Toast

A fun twist on a breakfast classic, cinnamon roll French toast with a cream cheese glaze perfectly uses up left over cinnamon rolls. Perfect for a weekend brunch.

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword cinnamon roll, cream cheese glaze, french toast
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 440 kcal
Author ijustmakesandwiches

Ingredients

  • 6 each cinnamon rolls
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 2 teaspoon powdered sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
  • ΒΌ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Cream Cheese Glaze

  • 2 ounces butter room temperature
  • 4 ounces cream cheese room temperature
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup milk or heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions

  1. Beat together eggs, milk, sugar and spices in a shallow pan. Cut cinnamon rolls in half. Soak halved cinnamon rolls about 1 minute on each side.
  2. Warm a stainless steel skillet over medium-high heat and grease with non-stick spray. Working in batches, toast soaked cinnamon rolls on both sides, until golden brown.
  3. Top cinnamon roll French toast with syrup, whipped cream, powdered sugar, or cream cheese glaze (or all 3!).

Cream Cheese Glaze

  1. In a stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment, beat together butter and cream cheese until light fluffy, about 2 minutes on medium speed. Slowly add powdered sugar to butter and cream cheese. Scrape the edges of the bowl after each addition. After sugar is added, slowly add in vanilla extract and milk/cream. Mix until well combined.
Nutrition Facts
Cinnamon Roll French Toast
Amount Per Serving (2 pieces)
Calories 440 Calories from Fat 270
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 30g 46%
Saturated Fat 17g 85%
Cholesterol 206mg 69%
Sodium 265mg 11%
Potassium 122mg 3%
Total Carbohydrates 35g 12%
Sugars 32g
Protein 6g 12%
Vitamin A 23.3%
Calcium 8.7%
Iron 3.8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.