French Toast Cups

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My kids are obsessed with these yummy french toast cups! I took my microwave french toast and transformed it into these fun little cups that are perfect to make ahead and store for busy mornings! I hope your family likes them as much as mine does.

As a mom, I know how important it is to start the day with a nutritious and delicious breakfast that your little one will love. Today, I want to share a yummy recipe for French Toast Cups that are not only delicious but also perfect for toddlers. These little cups are easy to make, customizable, and packed with all the goodness your child needs to kick-start their day. Plus, they make for a fun and mess-free eating experience, and what’s not to love about that?

Why French Toast Cups Are Great for Toddlers

  1. Kid-Friendly Portion Sizes: French Toast Cups come in individual servings, making them perfect for little hands and appetites.
  2. Nutrient-Packed: This recipe includes eggs, which are a fantastic source of protein, essential vitamins, and minerals. The addition of milk provides calcium for strong bones, and the maple syrup offers a touch of natural sweetness without the need for added sugars.
  3. Customizable: Toddlers can be picky eaters, but with French Toast Cups, you can get creative. Add their favorite fruits like blueberries, or even a sprinkle of cinnamon for a delightful twist. You can tailor this recipe to suit your child’s preferences.
  4. Easy to Eat: No forks or knives needed here! The cup format is perfect for little fingers, and it minimizes messes. Less time spent cleaning up means more quality time with your toddler.
  5. Great for Busy Mornings: French Toast Cups are quick to prepare and can even be made ahead of time. Pop them in the oven while you get your toddler ready, and you’ll have a hot and wholesome breakfast waiting for you.

Now, let’s dive into how to make these scrumptious French Toast Cups for your toddler.

French Toast Cups Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 3 eggs
  • 3 tablespoons of maple syrup
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons of vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup of milk
  • 4-5 slices of bread
  • Blueberries (for added sweetness)
  • Cinnamon (optional, for a flavorful twist)

Instructions:

  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. Start by cutting the bread into small squares.
  3. Grease a muffin tin with cooking spray and place the bread squares into each muffin cup.
  4. In a bowl, whisk together the eggs, maple syrup, vanilla extract, and milk until well combined.
  5. Carefully pour the egg mixture over the bread squares, ensuring they are all soaked evenly.
  6. Add a few blueberries to each cup for that extra burst of flavor and nutrition. If your toddler enjoys cinnamon, a sprinkle on top is a great idea.
  7. Bake in the preheated oven for 16-18 minutes or until the French Toast Cups are golden brown and set.
  8. Allow them to cool slightly before serving.

Storage Tips:

If you have leftovers, French Toast Cups can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2-3 days. To reheat, pop them in the oven or microwave for a quick and convenient breakfast.

You can also freeze them for up to 3 months. Reheat in the microwave or oven.

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French Toast Cups

Ingredients 

  • 3 eggs
  • 3 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1.5 tsp vanilla
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 4-5 pieces bread
  • blueberries
  • optional cinnamon

Instructions 

  • Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).
  • Cut the bread into small squares. Grease a muffin tin with cooking spray and place the bread squares into each muffin cup.
  • In a bowl, whisk together the eggs, maple syrup, vanilla extract, and milk until well combined. Carefully pour the egg mixture over the bread squares, ensuring they are all soaked evenly.
  • Add a few blueberries to each cup for that extra burst of flavor and nutrition. Sprinkle cinnamon on top if desired.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 16-18 minutes or until the French Toast Cups are golden brown and set.

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

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