Baked Blueberry Cream Cheese French Toast Recipe

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Baked Blueberry Cream Cheese French Toast

Diana Perry

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@Empebi

This is my go to casserole for a very special brunch. Recipe seems to come out great every time, even if I change up the bread I use. It was a really big hit the time I made it with Hawaiian Sweet bread!


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Serves:

10 - 12

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

12 slice
french bread, day old
2 pkg
cream cheese
1 c
frozen blueberries
12 large
eggs
2 c
whole milk or half and half
1/4 tsp
nutmeg (fresh grated if possible)

BLUEBERRY SAUCE

1 c
sugar
1 c
water
2 Tbsp
cornstarch
1 c
thawed blueberries
1 tsp
vanilla
1/2 tsp
maple extract
1/2 c
real maple syrup
1-2 Tbsp
butter

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cut bread into 1" cubes; Place into well greased 13X9" baking dish.
2
Cut cream cheese into 1" cubes; scatter over the brad. Top with the frozen blueberries & remaining bread.
3
In large bowl beat eggs till well blended; add syrup to milk, and add to eggs. Pour all over the bread mixture. Cover with parchment paper and then tightly with aluminium foil. Cover & refrigerate for a minimum of 8 hours.
4
Remove from oven & let sit at room temperature for 30 minutes. Baked, covered at 350 degrees for 30 minutes; uncover and bake 25-35 minutes lontger or until golden and middle is set. (some ovens may require even more time.)
5
SAUCE: In small saucepan combine sugar, cornstarch & water, stirring until smooth. Bring to boil, stirring for 3-4 minutes; stir in thawed blueberries & reduce heat. Simmer 8-10 minutes, or until berries burst. Remove from heat & stir in maple syrup; stir in Vanilla and Maple Extracts; finish with stirring in the butter.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Bread
Regional Style: Southern