Air Fryer Raspberry French Toast Cups with Raspberry Lemon Syrup

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The Best French Toast Cups in the Air Fryer

Our family loves French toast, especially this air fryer French toast sticks recipe. It is a go-to and classic in our home. I knew I had to find another French toast recipe that would be a hit in our family. As a result, here is the best French toast cup recipe ever.

Air fryer French toast cups are simple, easy, and delicious. You will love this recipe because the raspberry sauce is light and lemony. While the French toast is creamy and and soft. Plus, this recipe is so fun to prepare. I love making this with my kids on weekends or during the holiday season to bring a little more excitement to our lives.

Air Fryer Raspberry French Toast Cups

This recipe is simple to prepare. Here are the ingredients you will need to make the best French toast cups.

  • 4 slices Italian bread, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen raspberries
  • 4 ounces cream cheese, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 2 tablespoon maple syrup

How to Make to French Toast Cups in the Air Fryer

The first step is to prepare the ingredients of course. Cut the bread and cream cheese into 1/2 inch cubes. Then, lightly grease 4, 8-ounce ramekins. Next, divide the bread cubes into 4 equals parts. Place some of the bread into each of the ramekins. Add raspberries and cream cheese. Top with remaining bread.

In a small bowl, whisk the eggs, milk, and syrup together. Then, pour over the bread. Next, cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour. You can have it refrigerate overnight if desired.

How long should I cook French toast cups in the air fryer?

When you are ready to cook in the air fryer, preheat the air fryer to 325°F/160°C for 3-5 minutes. Place the ramekins in the air fryer basket. Cook for 12-15 minutes at 325°F/160°C, until golden brown and puffed.

Depending on the size of your air fryer and the size of your ramekins, you should be able to place 2-4 ramekins in the air fryer basket. Adjust the recipe as needed for your air fryer.

Delicious Raspberry Lemon Syrup

While this recipe is yummy by itself, you have to try it with these delicious and homemade raspberry lemon syrup. For this recipe, you need:

  • 4 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 4 cups fresh or frozen raspberries, divided
  • 2 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • Ground cinnamon, optional

In a saucepan, combine cornstarch and water until smooth. Then, add 3 cups of the raspberries, lemon juice, syrup and lemon zest. Bring to a boil; reduce heat. Cook and stir until thickened, about 2 minutes. Strain and discard seeds; cool slightly. Gently stir remaining 1 cup berries into syrup.

Final Thoughts

This raspberry French toast is simply divine to say the least. While it is best served during raspberry season, it is definitely worth it anytime of the year.

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Air Fryer Raspberry French Toast Cups with Raspberry Lemon Syrup

Tasty, delicious, and simple French toast cups in the air fryer are the perfect treat to make anyone's morning a little extra special!
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Prep Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
Serves: 4
Adjust Servings: 4

Equipment

Ingredients

French Toast Cup

  • 4 slices Italian bread cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen raspberries
  • 4 ounces cream cheese cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup

Raspberry Lemon Syrup

  • 4 teaspoons cornstarch
  • cup water
  • 4 cups fresh or frozen raspberries divided
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • ground cinnamon optional, to taste

Instructions

French Toast Cups

  • Cut the bread and cream cheese into 1/2 inch cubes.
  • Lightly grease 4, 8-ounce ramekins. Divide the bread cubes into 4 equals parts. Place some of the bread into each of the ramekins. Add raspberries and cream cheese. Top with remaining bread.
  • In a small bowl, whisk the eggs, milk, and syrup together. Pour over the bread. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  • Preheat the air fryer to 325°F/160°C for 3-5 minutes. Place ramekins in the air fryer basket. Cook for 12-15 minutes at 325°F/160°C, until golden brown and puffed.

Raspberry Lemon Syrup

  • Meanwhile, in a saucepan, combine cornstarch and water until smooth.
  • Add 3 cups of the raspberries, lemon juice, syrup and lemon zest. Bring to a boil; reduce heat. Cook and stir until thickened, about 2 minutes. Strain and discard seeds; cool slightly.
  • Gently stir remaining 1 cup berries into syrup.
  • If desired, sprinkle French toast cups with cinnamon; serve with syrup.

Nutrition

Calories: 410kcal | Carbohydrates: 44g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 21g | Sodium: 236mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 27g

Recipe Adapted From: Taste of Home

Ingredients: Cinnamon, Cornstarch, Cream Cheese, Lemon Juice, Maple Syrup, Milk, Raspberries
Meal Type: Breads, Fall, Spring, Summer, Winter
Categories: French Toast, Air Fryer

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