French Toast Muffins

French toast is one of my favorite indulgent weekend breakfasts. Baked in a casserole or cooked on the griddle, nothing beats a stack of french toast smothered in warm maple syrup. These french toast muffins encompasses all I love about regular french toast right in a portable little package. Baked up golden brown, brushed with maple syrup and lightly dusted with powdered sugar, these muffins are sure to put a smile on your face.

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French Toast Muffins

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Ingredients:

  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 tsp. powdered cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. freshly grated nutmeg
  • Pinch of salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon maple extract
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 6 tablespoons maple syrup
  • Confectioners’ sugar for dusting

Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 400ºF. Line muffin cups with muffin liners.
  2. In a large bowl whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt; set aside.
  3. In another bowl, whisk together the buttermilk, maple extract, egg and melted butter.
  4. Make a well in the center of the dry ingredients and pour in the buttermilk mixture.  Stir until just incorporated.  (Do not over-mix)
  5. Divide batter equally among prepared muffin cups. Bake until golden and toothpick inserted into center of muffin comes out clean, 10 to 12 minutes.
  6. Use a toothpick to poke holes in the muffin tops and gently spoon or brush maple syrup onto each muffin.  Dust with confectioners’ sugar and serve.

Yields: 12 muffins
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Bake Time: 12 minutes

Source: adapted from Sprinkle Bakes

Looking for more french toast recipes? Here are a few of my favorites! 😀

 Sourdough French Toast

 Bananas Foster French Toast

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16 Responses to French Toast Muffins

  1. What I like about French toast is the chance to use less than perfect bread (in addition to the flavors).

  2. Villy says:

    Can sure put a smile on MY face 🙂

  3. You’ve got my mouth watering with this French Toast muffin, Christina! Putting it on my must-make list.

  4. ....RaeDi says:

    They look delicious! Love the photo!

  5. Amy says:

    wow, these look amazing!

  6. All I want in life is maple syrup. All I want.

  7. Scrumptious.. I’d love to have a dozen of these to snack on through the day!!

  8. You know, you’re kind of brilliant!

  9. These muffins are already putting a smile on my face! Can’t wait to try these. It’s just the best portable breakfast ever 🙂

  10. Two great tastes that taste great together!

  11. ChgoJohn says:

    The idea of grabbing a muffin-shaped piece of French toast is just great! What a concept!

  12. Mmmmm, these sound SO yummy!!

  13. This is such a great idea! My favorite weekend brunch dish rolled into one! This sounds fantastic, I really need to try this out. Delish!!

  14. Love new muffins – these will be made very soon!

  15. Yum, can’t wait to try this. Love the site..made the banana/strawberry muffins. SO good. Will post thoughts/pic after I make these muffins.

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