Cannoli French Toast

With Pistachios, Chocolate, and Bacon

Prep & Cook Time: 25-35 min.

Cook Within: 6 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Not Spicy

Contains: Milk, Eggs, Wheat, Soy, Tree Nuts

A note about serious food allergies

We’ve got the best Sunday brunch ever here – a perfect mix of sweet and savory. We stuff thick Texas toast with a creamy ricotta, pistachio, and chocolate chip mixture, batter it in the classic egg mixture, and sear it to golden brown. Serve it up with a side of bacon for – like we said – the best brunch ever. Just make sure you have time for a nice snooze on the couch afterward!

In Your Box (serves 2)

  • Info
    1½ oz. Pistachios
  • Info
    3 fl. oz. Liquid Egg
  • Info
    3 fl. oz. Half and Half
  • ½ fl. oz. Vanilla Extract
  • 1 tsp. Ground Cinnamon
  • 6 Bacon Strips
  • Info
    ⅔ cup Ricotta Cheese
  • 2 Tbsp. Powdered Sugar
  • Info
    1½ oz. Chocolate Chips
  • Info
    4 Texas Toast Slices
  • 2 fl. oz. Breakfast Syrup
  • Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
    915
  • Carbohydrates
    70g
  • Fat
    53g
  • Protein
    38g
  • Sodium
    1038mg
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Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • 1 Baking Sheet
  • 1 Mixing Bowl
  • 1 Small Bowl
  • 1 Medium Pan
  • Step 1 - Prepare the Ingredients
    1

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Prepare a baking sheet with foil. Coarsely crush or chop pistachios. Combine liquid egg, half and half, vanilla extract, and cinnamon in a medium mixing bowl. This custard egg and dairy base is called a "royale" in the culinary world.

  • Step 2 - Cook the Bacon
    2

    Cook the Bacon

    Place bacon on prepared baking sheet, avoiding overlap, and bake for 12-15 minutes, or until crispy. Remove to a paper towel-lined plate and set aside.

  • Step 3 - Make the Filling
    3

    Make the Filling

    In a small bowl, combine ricotta, half the powdered sugar, chocolate chips, and pistachios (reserving some chips and pistachios for garnish). Set aside.

  • Step 4 - Cook the French Toast
    4

    Cook the French Toast

    Heat 1 tsp. olive oil in a medium pan over medium heat. Dip 2 slices of Texas toast into egg mixture for 15-30 seconds, shake off excess, and place in hot pan. Cook about 2 minutes per side, or until well-browned on both sides. Remove to a plate, refresh oil, and repeat with remaining slices of Texas toast. Avoid soggy bread with a shorter soak time.

  • Step 5 - Assemble the French Toast
    5

    Assemble the French Toast

    Evenly distribute ricotta stuffing between 2 slices of cooked French toast. Top off with remaining slices.

  • Step 6 - Plate the Dish
    6

    Plate the Dish

    Slice assembled French toast in half on an angle (bias). Arrange 2 halves on a plate and garnish with remaining powdered sugar (optional: sift through a wire-mesh strainer for an even dusting), chocolate chips, pistachios, and syrup. Add 3 slices of bacon to the plate and dig in!