Recipe: French Toast Muffins

Posted at 9:16 AM, Aug 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-02 11:17:00-04

For the Muffins:

  • 1 loaf French bread, cut into ½ in. cubes
  • 2 ½ c. milk6 lg. eggs
  • ½ c. sugar
  • 1 tbsp. vanilla
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • Butter and maple syrup for serving (optional)

For the topping:

  • ¼ c. cold butter, diced or shredded
  • ¼ c. brown sugar
  • ¼ c. all-purpose flour
  • ¼ tsp. cinnamon
  • pinch of salt


  1. For the muffins, whisk together the milk, eggs, sugar, vanilla and cinnamon in a mixing bowl.
  2. Grease a 12 cup muffin tin. Put the cubed bread in a large bowl.
  3. Pour the egg mixture over the top and mix well.
  4. Divide the bread mixture evenly into the muffin cups. You may have to press them down to make it all fit.
  5. Cover with plastic and refrigerate at least 2 hours or overnight.
  6. When ready to bake, preheat the oven to 350.
  7. Make the topping by mixing the cold butter, brown sugar, flour, cinnamon and salt in a mixing bowl with your hands until it is crumbly.
  8. Take out your muffins and evenly sprinkle the topping mixture over the muffins.
  9. Place in the oven and bake for 25 minutes or until the tops are golden brown.
  10. Let them cool for 5 minutes.
  11. Remove from the pan and serve warm with butter and syrup if you like.