Tortilla French Toast Cake

Recipe Sponsored by Old El Paso

I love a great easy baked breakfast dish this time of the year when you inevitably will be having brunch with loved ones and might be feeling a little extra tired from the good times had the night before. I made this layered french toast dish with tortillas and mascarpone cheese, and it was an easy way to do a spin on stuffed french toast, and a unique dish to share with your friends and family.

I like going heavy on the cinnamon and vanilla when I make pretty much anything that has either of those ingredients in it. This skillet of french toast awesomeness has layers upon layers of cheesy cinnamon and vanilla goodness.
Mascarpone cheese, cinnamon, and sugar for the filling. Eggs, milk, cinnamon, and sugar for the soak. One by one, dip the tortillas and place them into the baking dish. Spread on the mascarpone cheese in between each tortilla. Add a few extra spoonfuls of the egg mixture to the top. After you bake it for about 40 minutes it will puff up like this, but aftrer it cools for a few minutes it will sink back down. Smother this with butter and syrup before serving. Every bite of this is packed with flavor and has a great creamy chewy texture reminiscent of classic french toast but with a great new twist!

Tortilla French Toast Cake

  • 4 Eggs
  • 1/2 cup Milk
  • 3 teaspoons Cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons Vanilla
  • 1 tablespoon Sugar
  • 8 ounces Mascarpone Cheese
  • 6 or 7 Old El Paso Flour Tortillas for Tacos and Fajitas
  • butter and maple syrup


  1. Preheat the oven to 350
  2. Mix the eggs, 2 teaspoons of the cinnamon, the vanilla, and half the sugar in a bowl.
  3. In another bowl mix the mascarpone, and remaining cinnamon and sugar. Season both mixtures with salt and pepper.
  4. Grease a small skillet or baking dish that is about the same size as the tortillas.
  5. Dip a tortilla into the egg mixture and place at the bottom of the dish. Spread some of the cheese on top.
  6. Repeat until you have filled the skillet or baking dish. Top with a final egg soaked tortilla and add a few extra spoonfuls of egg mixture to it.
  7. Bake at 350 for about 45 minutes until lightly browned on top and cooked through.
  8. Cut and serve with lots of butter and syrup.