Mexican French Toast Rolls

Mexican French Toast Rolls

Dedos gitanos
6 French toast rolls
Course: Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Cajeta, cinnamon, Dulce de Leche, french toast, nutella, pati's mexican table
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes


  • 6 slices white bread
  • Cajeta, dulce de leche, nutella or any preserves
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon

To Prepare

  • Trim the crust from the bread. Flatten the slices slightly with a rolling pin. In the center of each bread slice, add about 1 teaspoon of the filling of your choice.
  • Roll the bread and the mixture like a cigar or a rolled taco; set aside until you finish all of the slices.
  • In a bowl mix the egg and the cup of milk, whisk until well combined. In another extended bowl, mix the sugar with the cinnamon.
  • Set a skillet over medium heat. Add a tablespoon of butter.
  • Soak the bread rolls in the milk mixture until fully coated. Add them to the hot pan, which should have the butter already melted, cook the rolls until they’re golden brown and look fully cooked. Roll the fingers in the sugar and cinnamon mixture; they are ready to eat!

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