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French Toast Muffin Cups

Best recipe here for Easy French Toast Casserole now in muffin cup form. Bake and grab, perfect for kids, breakfast or brunch favorite.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Servings: 15 -18 muffin cups
Author: Melanie - Gather for Bread

Ingredients

  • 1 loaf DAY OLD French or other crusty bread 14-16 ounces
  • 6 eggs
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/2 cup half and half creamer or additional 1/2 cup milk
  • ½ cup sugar See Notes
  • 1 Tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon

For topping

  • ½ cup packed brown sugar
  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 3 tablespoons cold butter

Instructions

  • Cut bread into cubes or tear into small pieces and set aside. Grease a muffin pan. Grease it really well. (Makes about 15 so if you have another muffin pan grease a few muffin cup holes.) In a medium bowl, whisk together eggs, milk, half and half, sugar, vanilla, and cinnamon.
  • Place a full handful of bread cubes in each muffin cup hole. Press down slightly with the spoon.
  • Pour liquid mixture over bread cubes in pan. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours or overnight.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a small bowl combine brown sugar, flour, and cinnamon. Cut butter into small pieces and place over flour mixture. With a fork blend butter into mixture until it resembles small crumbs; sprinkle over bread cubes in pan. Bake for another 20-25 minutes or until golden brown and cooked through. To check, shake the cups. If it wiggles a lot it's not done. Continue to bake until it cooked through completely. Or test with a cake tester or toothpick to see if it comes out clean.
  • Serve immediately or cool completely before freezing.