Author Notes: this is a chevre-filled twist on the typical brunch specialty. it's a healthy makeover, thanks to the probiotic and nutrient-packed goat cheese. plus it's even more delicious. any fresh berry can be substituted for the strawberries. if Belle + The Bees breakfast cheese is not available in your area, try mixing a tablespoon of honey into the amount of fromage blanc called for in the recipe. —bellechevre
pieces dense bread, like challah
ounces belle and the bees breakfast cheese
teaspoon lemon zest
- Cut slices almost in half, leaving one edge intact.
- Spread cheese on the inside, then layer strawberries and close bread.
- Whisk buttermilk and remaining ingredients. Heat pan over medium-high heat and melt butter.
- Dip bread into mixture, covering sides and edges. Fry until each side is golden brown. Keep warm in 250 degree oven while preparing remaining French toast.