May 11th, 2012

Raspberry Cream Cheese French Toast Cups with Raspberry Syrup

Are you making breakfast or brunch for your mom on Mother’s Day?  French Toast is always a favorite.  Here’s a fresh raspberry version that you’ll love.  This recipe makes two servings, but you can double it or triple it depending on how many you need.

Is anyone making breakfast or brunch for you on Mother’s Day?  Maybe you should print this recipe out and leave it on the counter {hint, hint}.

Mother’s Day or any day, this breakfast treat is sure to make your day special!

From both of us at Caramel Potatoes, happy Mother’s Day this weekend to all you mom’s out there who love your families and give your all for them – we hope our recipes help sweeten your lives and make your days delicious!


Raspberry French Toast Cups with Raspberry Syrup


2 slices Artisan or Challah bread, cut into 1/2 inch cubes (2 generous cups)
1/2 cup raspberries, fresh or frozen*
2 ounces cream cheese, cut into 1/2 in cubes
2 eggs
1/2 cup half and half or milk
1 tablespoon maple syrup
dash of cinnamon

Raspberry Syrup
2 teaspoons cornstarch
3 tablespoons sugar
1/3 cup water
1 1/2 cup raspberries, fresh or frozen*
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 tablespoon maple syrup
1/2 teaspoon lemon zest


Place one-fourth of the bread crumbs in each of two greased 8 ounce ramekins.  Sprinkle with 1/2 cup of raspberries and cream cheese.  Top with remaining bread cubes.

In a small bowl, whisk the eggs, half and half, and syrup; our over bread.  Cover and refrigerate for at least one hour.

Remove from the refrigerator 30 minutes before baking.  Bake, uncovered, at 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes or until golden brown.

While the frenh toast bakes, mix the cornstarch and sugar; combine with water in a small saucepan until smooth.  Add 1- 1/2 cups raspberries, lemon juice, syrup and lemon zest.  Bring to a boil; reduce heat.  Cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.  Strain and discard seeds; cool slightly.

Serve warm french toast cups with warm raspberry syrup.

Yield:  2 servings

*Note:  You need a total of 2 cups raspberries


Recipe adapted from Taste of Home

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Blackberry French Toast Bake A.K.A. Breakfast Bliss
Maple French Toast Muffins
French Toast Skewers with Blueberry Compote



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2 Responses to “Raspberry Cream Cheese French Toast Cups with Raspberry Syrup”

  1. OMG, this looks SO good!!! I’m buying the ingredients today.

  2. Making this for my mom!


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