Blueberry French Toast

Blueberry French Toast

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"This recipe is so different and delicious! Easy to prepare the night before and bake in the morning. Perfect for Easter or Christmas brunch. This recipe is a family tradition. You may use either fresh or frozen blueberries for this dish."

Ingredients

15 h servings 374 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 374 kcal
  • 19%
  • Fat:
  • 14.7 g
  • 23%
  • Carbs:
  • 49g
  • 16%
  • Protein:
  • 12.6 g
  • 25%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 212 mg
  • 71%
  • Sodium:
  • 371 mg
  • 15%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place half of the bread cubes in a lightly greased 9x13 inch baking pan. Sprinkle cream cheese on top of bread cubes. Top with 1 cup blueberries and remaining bread. In a large bowl, beat together eggs, milk and maple syrup. Pour egg mixture over bread. Cover pan and refrigerate overnight.
  2. The next morning, remove pan from refrigerator 30 minutes before baking. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  3. Cover pan with aluminum foil and bake in preheated oven for 30 minutes. Uncover pan and bake for an additional 30 minutes, until golden brown and center is set.
  4. To make Sauce: In a saucepan, combine sugar and cornstarch, add water. Boil over medium heat for 3 minutes, stirring constantly. Stir in blueberries and reduce heat. Simmer 8 to 10 minutes, or until the berries have burst. Stir in butter until melted. Serve the sauce over squares of french toast.

Footnotes

  • Easy Cleanup
  • If you make this in a slow cooker, using a slow cooker liner can make cleanup easier.
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I've had the original version as described here, which is good but can be improved - trust me! I've tried several variations of this and other similar recipes ("Overnight Blueberry French Toast"...

This was DELICIOUS as a light supper with a sausage patty on the side. I divided this recipe down to make 3 servings. Used homemade white bread and frozen, rinsed blueberries (that's all that ...

Love it! I was looking forward to trying this and was disappointed when I realized that it was supposed to be made the day before. I prepared and baked itanyway and it was great. I used froze...

I prepared this dish for my family's Easter brunch celebration (30 people) and everyone loved it. Got lots of requests for the recipe.

I was very disappointed with the way this recipe turned out. I would reduce the quantity of eggs to 4 and add 1/2 cup of sugar to the mixture. There was too much cream cheese and it did not cont...

My family raved about this recipe, which I served for a Christmas brunch. I substituted cranberries for the blueberries. The tartness counter-balanced the sweetness nicely, was less expensive ...

To facilitate easier serving, I slice the bread into 12 slices, then make six "sandwiches" with cream cheese on each slice of bread and a small handful of blueberries. I cut cut each sandwich in...

I cut the white sugar in half and that made this a little less sweet.

I was very disappointed in this recipe. I followed it except for adding cinnamon, vanilla and walnuts for added flavor as recommended. It was still very bland and dry on the top. A 1 lb. loaf...