French Toast Breakfast Muffins

Looking for a perfect way to start your morning or complement your next get-together? Give these French toast muffins a try. Cinnamon bread tossed with sweet and crisp apples and baked with eggs, milk and maple syrup make for an easy and delicious breakfast.

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Baking Time: 5 minutes

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Serves (Makes 12 muffins): 6

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Ingredients

  • 8 cups (2 L) cubed (1/2-inch/1 cm) cinnamon raisin bread
  • 2 Ontario Apples, peeled and coarsely chopped (about 2 cups/500 mL)
  • 5 Ontario Eggs
  • 1 cup (250 mL) Ontario Milk
  • 1 cup (250 mL) Ontario Maple Syrup

Instructions

In large bowl, combine bread cubes and apples; set aside.

In medium bowl, whisk eggs, milk and 1/4 cup (50 mL) of the maple syrup. Pour egg mixture over bread and gently combine.

Grease 12-cup muffin pan. Spoon 1/2 cup (125 mL) of the bread mixture into each muffin cup. Bake in 350°F (180°C) oven for 20 to 25 minutes or until set and knife inserted in the centre comes out clean.

Let cool in pan on wire rack for 5 minutes. Turn muffins out and spoon remaining maple syrup over muffins.

Tip: Place cooled breakfast muffins in freezer bag and freeze up to 3 months. To reheat, just pop in the microwave on High for 30 seconds.

Nutritional information

1 Muffin

  • PROTEIN:  5 grams
  • FAT: 3 grams
  • CARBOHYDRATE: 35 grams
  • CALORIES:  180    
  • FIBRE: 3 grams
  • SODIUM:  95 mg