Mini Orange-Maple French Toast Breakfast Casseroles

  • Cook Time

  • 1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars

    Average Rating

  • Ingredients
    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)

    Yields: 4 Servings

  • Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    Excellent Source: Protein and Choline

    Good Source: Vitamin A, Vitamin D, Folate, Calcium and Iron

    Calories: 346

    Total Fat: 20 g
    Saturated fat: 9 g
    Polyunsaturated fat: 1 g
    Monounsaturated fat: 2 g

    Cholesterol: 225 mg
    Sodium: 286 mg
    Carbohydrates: 31 g
    Dietary Fiber: 1 g
    Protein: 12 g
    Vitamin A: 761.2 IU
    Vitamin D: 60.7 IU
    Folate: 58.7 mcg
    Calcium: 172.5 mg
    Iron: 2.1 mg
    Choline: 137.6 mg

    Vitamin C: 7.39 mg
    Vitamin E: 1 IU
    Trans Fat: 0 g
    Sugars: 0 g
    Potassium: 229.84 mg
    Magnesium: 21.6 mg
    Selenium: 21.04 mcg
    Phosphorus: 166 mg
    Vitamin B12: 0.66 mcg
    Vitamin K: 1.04 mcg
    Vitamin B6: 0.14 mg
    Copper: 0.13 mg
    Vitamin B1 – Thiamin: 0.17 mg
    Manganese: 0.81 mg
    Zinc: 1.88 mg
    Vitamin B2 – Riboflavin: 0.4 mg
    Vitamin B3 – Niacin: 1.29 mg
    Omega 3: 0.09 g
    Omega 6: 1.15 g


  1. 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.

  2. 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.

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

Insider Info

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.