Thursday, May 24, 2012

French Toast Cupcakes

French Toast Cupcakes:

1 1/2 c. all-purpose flour
1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp. salt
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted then cooled
2 eggs
1 tsp. maple extract
1/2 cup whole milk
Maple Glaze:
2 c. powdered sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
2 tbsp. butter, softened
3-4 tbsp. milk
1/2 tsp. maple flavoring

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line baking pan with paper liners.

2. Mix together flour, baking powder, cinnamon and salt in a small bowl.
3. In a large bowl, whisk together butter, sugar and eggs until smooth. Make sure the butter is cool or you’ll have scrambled eggs.

4. Whisk in maple extract and then alternate between whisking in flour mixture and milk. 

5. Make three additions of flour mix and two of milk. Beat until smooth.

6. Scoop batter into prepared pan and bake 20-25 minutes until golden brown and tops spring back when lightly touched.

7. Cool the cupcakes on a rack for 10 minutes, then remove from pan and cool completely.

8. For the maple glaze, combine powdered sugar, vanilla, maple flavoring, butter and milk.

9. Stir well until the mixture has the consistency of a glaze.

10. Finally, cook up a ton of bacon till it’s nearly crunchy, then cut up the strips into teeny squares and sprinkle ‘em on top of the frosting.


Courtney Pies said...

Oh my goodness, these looks so yummy! I think I'm definitely going to be making these soon! :)

Kelly said...

I love that your husband cooks with you! You can't go wrong with bacon. I'm still thinking about that avocado pie!

Clancy Cash Harrison MS, RD, LDN said...

You have such a great kitchen helper! I am going to have to pin for later- they look fabulous!

Anita Anderson said...

wow a new way to add BACON. My son loves it now he can't eat his pancakes without it. lol

Mumsgather said...

What a super idea! It looks so yummy. I'm going to have to try this!

Amy said...

Those look good! May have to give them a try myself.

Diane said...

Where did you find that recipie? It sounds so yummy!

Debbie McConnell said...

Awe your hubby is to sweet!! The recipe sounds yummmy!! I'll have to give it a try. My hub's is so picky... not in so much in food, but in trying new things. Wish me luck :)

Hope your feeling well <3

Mimi B said...

Those look fantastic!! My boys, would LOVE those!! Maybe I'll make them Saturday since I already have my bacon. lol Oh, and your John has tattoos...nice! *wink*

Jes said...

This looks yummy....must try it this weekend

Jes said...

This looks yummy....must try it on the weekend>

Ann I Am said...

These sound delicious!

K.W. McCabe said...

Oh my gawd. Cupcakes and BACON- this is perfect. G+ing it now!

Zack said...

Wow these look amazing! What an easy yet gourmet idea! We're trying these Sunday!

John Mullin said...

Thank you for all the compliments. These cupcakes were real easy to make and they taste as good as they look. I didn't do this by myself so don't let Carolyn get away without taking the credit for her help.

Jessi Timmermans said...

These look wonderful! I cant wait to try them next time everyone is home for breakfast.

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