Loaded French Toast Cups



Loaded Baked French Toast Cups

Amazing combination of Breakfast Classics, where Salty meets Sweet & all meld together into a Recipe of Morning Magic.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: French
Servings: 4
Author: David, A Bachelor & His Grill


  • 6-8 Slices Cinnamon Bread Cut into 1/2" Squares
  • 6 Ounces Sausage Sliced (Pictured: Al Fresco Jalapeno Chicken Sausage)
  • 4 Large Eggs
  • 1/2 Cup Salted Walnuts Coarsely Chopped
  • 1/3 Cup Dried Cranberries sub Raisins
  • 1/4 Cup Low-Fat ½ and ½
  • 1 Tablespoon Vanilla Extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon Nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cinnamon Plus Additional for Topping
  • 1/2 teaspoon Sugar Plus Additional for Topping
  • Optional: Maple Syrup for Topping not shown


  • Pre-Heat Oven to 375F.
  • In a Skillet over Medium Heat, Cook Sausage for 5-7Minutes, or until just cooked through.
  • Remove from Heat, drain Fat/Grease from Sausage, pat dry & set aside to cool.
  • In small Bowl combine Eggs, 1/2and1/2, Vanilla, Cinnamon & Nutmeg.
  • Whisk together all Ingredients until well combined & set aside.
  • In separate Large Bowl toss together Dry Ingredients - Bread, Sausage, Walnuts & Cranberries.
  • In Cupcake Tin, coat with Non-Stick Spray or Paper Liners.
  • Load Cups with Dry Ingredient Mixture, filling above the Brim.
  • Pour Egg Mixture evenly over Dry Ingredients, distributing evenly between Cups.
  • Dust Tops of French Toast Cups with Cinnamon & Sugar.
  • Place in Refrigerator for 30minutes, allowing Ingredients to set.
  • Pull from Refrigerator, Place in Oven & Bake for 20-25 Minutes, or until tops are Golden Brown in color & Eggs cooked through.
  • Remove from Oven & allow French Toast Cups to rest in Tin for 3-5 minutes.
  • Plate, sprinkle with additional Cinnamon/Sugar (to taste), & Serve with warm Maple Syrup.
  • Enjoy. Smile. Make your day GREAT!


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