French Toast Cupcakes Recipe

French Toast Cupcakes
French Toast Cupcakes
French toast cupcakes are a naughty breakfast option.

Cupcake recipe

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Cake ingredients

  • ¼ c brown sugar
  • ½ tbs sugar
  • ¼ c all purpose flour
  • ¼ tsp ground cinnamon
  • Pinch of salt
  • 3 tbs unsalted butter, cold
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  • 1 ½ c all purpose flour
  • 1 c sugar
  • ½ tbs baking powder
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp ground nutmeg
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 stick unsalted butter, softened
  • ½ c sour cream
  • 2 eggs, room temperature
  • ½ tbs vanilla extract

Frosting ingredients

  • 1 stick unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 c powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¼ c maple syrup
  • 1 tbs heavy cream


  1. Firstly prepare the streusel topping by combining the brown sugar, sugar, flour, cinnamon, and salt in a bowl. Mix the cold butter into the mixture by hand, squeezing the pieces in to mix it.
  2. Cover and freeze while you prepare the cupcakes.
  3. Preheat your oven to 350°F. Grease a 12 capacity muffin tin or line the holes with paper cases.
  4. Mix together the flour, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt.
  5. Add the butter, sour cream, eggs and vanilla and mix well, until the mixture is smooth.
  6. Spoon the mixture into prepared muffin tin. Divide the streusel evenly among the cupcakes, and sprinkle on each.
  7. Bake for 18 to 22 minutes, or until a skewer inserted into the center comes out clean. Transfer to a wire rack to cool.
  8. To make the frosting, beat the butter on high speed until light and fluffy.
  9. Beat in the sugar until combined. Stir in the vanilla, salt, and syrup.
  10. Add the heavy cream and whisk on high for 4 minutes.
  11. Pipe the frosting onto the fully cooled cupcakes and decorate as desired.