Save some time in the morning, and start these Make-Ahead French Toast-Pear Muffins the night before. An easy-to-make batter is refrigerated overnight and baked in the oven the next day for sweet, delectable Make-Ahead French Toast-Pear Muffins.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 6 servings
1 tub (7 oz.) PHILADELPHIA Brown Sugar & Cinnamon Cream Cheese Spread
1/4 cup maple syrup
1 cup milk
6 cups French bread cubes (1/2 inch)
1 red-skinned pear, chopped
6 slices cooked OSCAR MAYER Bacon, crumbled
1 Tbsp. powdered sugar
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Let's Make It
Beat cream cheese spread, eggs and syrup in medium bowl with mixer until blended. Gradually add milk, mixing well after each addition.
Toss bread cubes with pears and bacon in large bowl. Add 1/2 cup egg mixture; mix lightly. Spoon into 12 muffin pan cups sprayed with cooking spray; top with remaining egg mixture.
Heat oven to 350°F. Bake muffins 15 to 20 min. or until toothpick inserted in centers comes out clean. Cool 5 min.; sprinkle with sugar. Serve warm.
Prepare using plain PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese Spread, and adding 1 tsp. vanilla and 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon to the cream cheese/egg mixture along with the milk.
Substitute a Granny Smith apple for the pear.
For added convenience, this easy-to-make muffin batter can be refrigerated up to 24 hours before using to bake muffins as directed.
Practice mindful eating by savoring the flavor of these French toast muffins and sticking to the recommended serving size.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12g
Saturated Fat 6g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 44g
Dietary Fibers 2g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
6 servings, 2 muffins each
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.