Baked French toast cups😋

“My wish for you is that this life becomes all that you want it to.

Your dreams stay big and your worries stay small.

You never have to carry more than you can hold.

And while you’re out there, getting where you are getting to, I hope you know that somebody loves you and wants the same things for you too.”

I love this recipe for its simplicity with ingredients that are always available in your pantry. You can’t go wrong with this. A little twist on a French toast recipe really dresses things up.. which really sums up life for me.. make every day things as exciting as you can.. rediscover yourself.. rediscover life itself !

Believe you can be more than you can be.. celebrate yourself.. ❤️

Ingredients:

Bread shredded by hand – 4 cups

Milk – 1 1/4 cups

Egg – 2

Castor Sugar – 1/4 cup

Vanilla extract – 2tsp

Cinnamon powder – 1/2 tsp

Salt – a pinch

Method :

In a large bowl beat egg and milk with a whisk. Add sugar, add vanilla extract and cinnamon , salt and beat well. Add shredded bread and stir . Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours or soak overnight.

Preheat oven to 175 C.

Grease a 12 holder muffin tray, fill half way with the bread filling. Bake plain or with filling of your choice for 20 mins.

Add topping of your choice before baking, if adding topping :

Apple/ Banana crumb

Banana – 2 mashed or Apple 1 diced

Brown sugar – 1/3 cup

Whole wheat flour – 2 tbsp

Salted cubed cold butter – 2 tbsp

Cinnamon powder – 1/2 tsp

Method :

Spoon mashed or diced banana onto the bead filling in muffin pan.

In a small bowl mix brown sugar, whole wheat flour, cubed butter, cinnamon powder with finger tips until it resembles coarse meal. Spoon onto diced apple/ mashed banana. Bake for 20 mins until golden. Unmould when cooled.

Add a pinch of love ❤️ :

Substitute coconut milk with milk and add coconut flakes and raisins.

Or if you are feeling a wee bit more indulgent substitute milk with heavy cream.

Add any topping of your choice. Add diced banana and drizzle Nutella after taking it out. Or just add chocolate chips. Add strawberries and dust it with powdered sugar… let your creativity steer you !

Enjoy easy baking … 😋

xoxo,

Sareeka ❤️

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