Overnight Cinnamon French Toast Cupcakes

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Overnight Cinnamon French Toast Cupcakes
  • Prep 50 min
  • Total 9 hr 20 min
  • Servings 30

Mini-cakes conquer breakfast! These individually sized cups feature cinnamon swirl raisin bread and a crumbly streusel topping. Prep the day before to make this dish a brunch-time breeze. MORE+ LESS-

Megan DeKok
Updated January 2, 2014
Gold Medal Flour
Make with
Gold Medal Flour


French Toast

loaf Cinnamon Swirl Raisin Bread
nut cups or party cups
Fresh berries (sliced strawberries, blueberries or raspberries)
1 1/2
cups fat-free (skim) milk
1 1/2
cups whole milk
cup whipping cream
cup granulated sugar
teaspoon ground cinnamon
tablespoon vanilla
vanilla bean, split, scraped
eggs, beaten

Streusel Topping

cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
cup granulated sugar
Dash salt
cup butter


Real maple or maple-flavored syrup
Powdered sugar


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  • 1
    Cut bread into cubes; place on ungreased cookie sheet. Cover with clean tea towel to dry out a bit.
  • 2
    Place nut cups on large cookie sheet. Place a few berries in each cup.
  • 3
    While bread cubes are drying out, in 2-quart saucepan, heat both milks, cream, 1/2 cup granulated sugar, the cinnamon, vanilla and vanilla bean 5 minutes or until warm throughout, stirring constantly. Set aside to steep 30 minutes. Remove vanilla bean. Beat eggs into mixture.
  • 4
    Dunk bread cubes into milk-egg mixture; divide evenly among nut cups. Repeat with all of the bread. Cover unbaked French toast tightly; refrigerate at least 8 hours or overnight.
  • 5
    Heat oven to 350°F. Remove French toast from refrigerator; uncover. In small bowl, stir together flour, 1/4 cup granulated sugar and the salt. With fork or fingers, cut in or rub butter into flour mixture until it resembles crumbs. Sprinkle Streusel Topping over French toast.
  • 6
    Bake 30 to 35 minutes. Remove from oven; drizzle each with maple syrup. Sprinkle with powdered sugar. Serve warm.

Expert Tips

  • Bake homemade cinnamons swirl bread and freeze it the weekend before making this overnight French Toast. Thaw and cube!
  • Looking to save time? Buy your grocery store’s best French or cinnamon swirl bread.
  • Alternately bake this French toast in one large baking dish for 45 to 50 minutes or until bubbly and set. Serve with additional berries and maple syrup.

Nutrition Information

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