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Cinnamon Roll French Toast Muffins

Cinnamon Roll French Toast Muffins

Course Bread, Breakfast, brunch
Cuisine American
Keyword cinnamon-roll-french-toast-muffins
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 12 muffins
Calories 725kcal
Author Melissa Sperka


  • 14 cups cubed Kings Hawaiian Original Sweet Rolls ½-inch cubes (about 20 rolls)
  • 6 large eggs
  • 2 cups whole milk or half and half
  • ½ cup granulated sugar plus 2 Tbsp divided
  • 1 Tbsp ground cinnamon plus 1 tsp, divided
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • tsp ground nutmeg
  • Glaze:
  • 4 oz spreadable cream cheese softened
  • ½ cup powdered sugar
  • 2 Tbsp half and half or heavy cream
  • ½ tsp pure vanilla extract


  • Several hours prior or the night before, cube the bread and leave exposed to air to allow it dry out.
  • To prepare: In a large mixing bowl, Whisk together the eggs, half & half, sugar, 1 Tbsp cinnamon, vanilla and nutmeg.
  • Add the cubed bread gently stirring to evenly coat. Allow to sit for 10 minutes or until the liquid is absorbed.
  • Preheat the oven to 350°F. Spray 12 cups of a standard muffin tin with cooking spray.
  • Divide the soaked bread evenly between the muffin cups using a 4 oz ice cream scoop or a large spoon.
  • Mix together the remaining 2 Tbsp sugar and 1 tsp cinnamon. Sprinkle on the top of each muffin.
  • Bake for 30-35 minutes or until golden and crisp on top. Rest on the counter while you prepare the glaze.
  • In a medium size mixing bowl, use a hand mixer to whip together all of the ingredients for the glaze.until smooth.
  • Run a knife around the edge of the muffins and gently remove to a cooling rack. Drizzle or frost with glaze.
  • Serve immediately.


You may substitute the same amount of any type of bread for these muffins.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 725kcal | Carbohydrates: 163g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 216mg | Sodium: 912mg | Potassium: 107mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 53g | Vitamin A: 416IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 75mg | Iron: 1mg