Heat oven to 350°F. WHISK cheese in medium bowl until smooth. Add eggs, 1 at a time, whisking after each addition until smooth. Stir in milk, orange juice, syrup and orange peel until smooth and blended.
Use ramekins to prepare personal servings of this fresh take on French Toast. Make ahead for special occasion brunches or easy entertaining. Drizzle with maple syrup or sprinkle with powdered sugar.
Mascarpone cheese is a rich thick creamy cheese from northern Italy, commonly use to make tiramisu.
Make ahead: Casseroles can be assembled the night before and refrigerated, covered. Increase baking time slightly.