Easter Mini Orange-Maple French Toast Breakfast Casseroles
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. This is perfect for an Easter brunch.
Recipe courtesy of Incredible Egg.
- 4 Ounces mascarpone cheese or cream cheese, room temperature
- 4 eggs
- 2/3 Cups milk
- 1/3 Cup orange juice
- 1/4 Cup maple-flavored pancake syrup
- 1/2 Teaspoon orange peel
- 3 Cups bread, cut into 1-inch cubes
Heat oven to 350 degrees 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 oven until custards are puffed and knife inserted near centers comes out clean, about 30 minutes.