Mornings can be stressful, but breakfast doesn’t have to be. A delicious healthy breakfast first thing in the morning is what everybody looks forward to for a good day. This French toast style Cinnamon Rolls could be best for breakfast, but hey, you can have them all day.
Eating breakfast breaks the fasting period you have put your body through during sleep. Breakfast also kick-starts your metabolism to burn calories throughout the day. It gives you the energy you’ll need and keeps you focus. Breakfast is one of the most important meals of the day. Eating breakfast improves memory and controls weight too. So, it’s a no brainer that everyone should make it a point to eat breakfast and at that eat a delicious healthy one.
What is french toast cinnamon roll
French toast cinnamon roll is a traditional French toast recipe except that instead of using the regular bread to make it uses cinnamon rolls.
For someone who loves both cinnamon rolls and french toast, the perfect answer is French toast style cinnamon rolls. They have such a way of starting the morning off in the best way. Cinnamon rolls is a twist that combines both cinnamon rolls and French toast in one delicious, easy to make breakfast option. Cinnamon roll French toast is a mouth-watering, sweet, an irresistible combination. The fact that it can be both savory and sweet is what makes it unique, and it pairs very well with coffee, which makes it even better.
A French toast cinnamon rolls are packed with all the right things for an excellent breakfast- bread, egg, butter, cream cheese, cinnamon, vanilla, and maple syrup. It is the best breakfast meal to start your day right. Perfect for holidays or on occasions when you want to cook something special but don’t want to go the extra mile to prepare it.
⦁ A bag of frozen cinnamon rolls
What kind of cinnamon rolls to use: Homemade cinnamon rolls, or frozen cinnamon rolls, or cinnamon rolls from any bakery.
What milk to use for French toast cinnamon rolls: Heavy cream, whole milk, skim milk, coconut milk, oat milk, or almond milk, etc.
⦁ Sugar/maple syrup
⦁ Sweeteners to use Maple syrup, honey, coconut sugar, etc.
⦁ Vanilla extract
⦁ Frozen blueberries
⦁ Cream cheese
You can add any berries in the recipe, depending on your choice of flavor.
How to make french toast style cinnamon rolls
⦁ Preheat oven to about 350 degrees.
⦁ Cut cinnamon rolls into pieces
⦁ Grease the pan with melted butter.
⦁ Spread the cinnamon roll pieces in the pan.
⦁ In a separate bowl, mix eggs, milk, cinnamon, and vanilla.
⦁ Whisk and pour over cinnamon roll pieces.
⦁ Add the frozen blueberries in between and over the cinnamon rolls.
⦁ Pour the egg mixture over cinnamon rolls. Cover the pan tightly and refrigerate overnight.
⦁ The next day, preheat the oven
⦁ Bake for 30-40 minutes, until the cinnamon roll turns brown
⦁ Prepare icing and drizzle evenly over baked casserole
If you want to skip the overnight step, you can pop the dish right in the oven. It’ll take about 30 minutes to bake it.
For a no-fuss breakfast in the morning, prepare this cinnamon roll the night before, and in fact, it tastes better if you do. To do it, you just spread the cut cinnamon rolls in the already greased pan and run the whisked mixture on the cinnamon rolls. Then the dish is covered with plastic wrap and is refrigerated overnight, or at least for 6-8 hours.
The next morning, heat the oven beforehand, remove the plastic wrap, and bake the cinnamon roll for about 40 minutes. Then remove from oven and pour some icing and enjoy every bite of the overnight cinnamon rolls.
Just 15 minutes of preparation time to have your cinnamon roll ready. And there is no need to prepare any icing for the top because the frozen cinnamon roll comes with frosting in pouches. This helps save time.
If you are in to make your icing, then it is a simple one to make. Add one tablespoon of milk and 1 cup of powdered sugar or maple syrup, whichever you prefer. Then mix, and there you have it, your sweet and delicious icing, the perfect topping for your French toast Cinnamon rolls.
You can use any leftover bread that’s going stale; this prevents waste.
I hope you enjoy this fun twist that combines French Toast and Cinnamon rolls in one delicious dish. Easily prepared and bound to become your favorite.
Nutritional analysis per serving
Service size: 2 sizes
Total fat – 3 g
Calories – 299
Protein 11 g
Cholesterol – 0 mg
Total carbohydrates – 57 g
Dietary fiber – <1 g
Saturated fat – trace
Trans fat – 0 g
Sodium – 334 mg
Added sugar – 17 g