Raspberry Cheesecake Challah French Toast

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Check out this amazing French toast recipe, perfect for treating Mom on Mother’s Day! We’re using challah bread and slicing it up in a hassle-back style – super easy and delicious. Your mom is going to adore this dish; it’s definitely one of our top picks for French toast!

Imagine this: Raspberry Cheesecake Challah French Toast, stuffed with a sweet filling and baked to golden-brown perfection. It’s the ultimate breakfast or brunch delight, ideal for holidays, weekends, or any special occasion!

Raspberry Cheesecake Challah French Toast

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Course Breakfast
Servings 9


**For the Cheesecake Filling:**

  • 8 ounces cream cheese at room temperature
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • Lemon zest to taste
  • 2 tablespoons raspberry jam
  • 1/3 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup fresh raspberries

**For the Challah French Toast:**

  • 1 Challah bread loaf sliced Hasselback style
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon


  • Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  • Slice the Challah bread in the hassle-back style and arrange it in a casserole dish.
  • In a medium-sized bowl, whisk together the eggs, milk, vanilla, and cinnamon until smooth.
  • In another bowl, combine cream cheese, lemon juice, lemon zest, raspberry jam, powdered sugar, and gently fold in the raspberries.
  • Use a spatula to spread the raspberry mixture between the slices of Challah bread.
  • Pour the egg mixture over the bread, ensuring it covers the loaf completely.
  • Sprinkle some powdered sugar on top.
  • Bake the French toast for 40 minutes or until it turns a beautiful golden brown.

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