Mini Orange Maple French Toast Breakfast Casseroles

By ohioeggs  , ,

November 24, 2015

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  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 15 mins
  • 10 mins

    15 mins

    25 mins

  • Yields: 4 Servings


4 oz. mascarpone cheese OR cream cheese, room temperature

4 eggs

2/3 cup milk

1/3 cup orange juice

1/4 cup maple-flavored pancake syrup

1/2 tsp. freshly grated orange peel

3 cups bread cubes (1 inch) (about 4 slices)


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.

Divide bread among four greased 10-ounce ramekins or custard cups. Slowly pour a generous 1/2 cup egg mixture over bread in each cup; press bread into egg mixture. Place cups in baking pan.

Bake in center of 350°F oven until custards are puffed and knife inserted near centers comes out clean, about 30 minutes.

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.

Photo and recipe provided by the American Egg Board

Nutrition Facts

Serving SizePer Serving
Sodium286 mg
Protein12 g
Cholesterol225 mg
Total Fat20 g
Saturated Fat9 g
Polyunsaturated Fat1 g
Monounsaturated Fat2 g
Total Carbohydrates31 g
Dietary Fiber1 g

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