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French Toast Muffin Cups

  • 9 Ingredients
  • 22 Servings
  • Main Dish
  • 210 Calories

Our French toast muffin cups may taste decadent, but with only 210 calories and 1 gram of saturated fat each, you can indulge in this sweet, gooey breakfast treat without any guilt.


French toast cups

  • 2 cups skim milk
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 2 eggs (4 oz.)
  • 3 egg whites (4 oz.)
  • ¼ cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 15 cups (29 slices) of ½ -inch whole wheat bread cubes

Cream cheese glaze

  • 3 ounces low-fat cream cheese, softened
  • ¾ cup powdered sugar
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons skim milk


French toast cup

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In a small mixing bowl, whisk together skim milk and cinnamon.
  3. In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together eggs, egg whites, brown sugar and vanilla.
  4. Whisk together the milk and egg mixture.
  5. Place bread cubes in a large mixing bowl and add egg mixture. Toss until the bread is evenly coated. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 10 minutes. 
  6. Remove bowl from the fridge and toss the bread cubes with the remaining egg mixture, once more. Place the bowl back in the fridge for 10 more minutes.
  7. Using nonstick cooking spray, grease two 12-cup muffin tins.
  8. Once bread mixture is ready, portion and press mixture evenly into the muffin tins.
  9. Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until the tops are crispy and golden. 
  10. Remove pan from oven and cool for 5 minutes.  While warm, spread 1 teaspoon of cream cheese glaze on each muffin.

Cream cheese glaze

  1. In a small mixing bowl, whisk together cream cheese, powdered sugar and vanilla until smooth. 
  2. Add 1 tablespoon of milk at a time to thin glaze until it meets the desired consistency.

Nutrition Information

Serving size: 1 1-ounce muffin and 1 teaspoon of glaze

Amount Per Serving

  • Calories: 210
  • Fat: 4g
    • Saturated fat: 1g
  • Protein: 10g
  • Total carbohydrates: 34g
    • Dietary fiber: 3g
  • Sodium: 273mg
  • Cholesterol: 46mg

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