Being a busy mom of three...quick, easy and delicious recipes are always a must. This is a Christmas morning tradition in my house and can be made the night before. Just pop it in the oven when you wake up and savor the aroma of it baking while you open gifts!! ENJOY
loaf cinnamon swirl bread (16 ounces)
blueberries, fresh or frozen
half and half or milk
pure vanilla extract
cinnamon-sugar or confectioners' sugar
pure maple syrup
1Cut the bread into cubes.
Place bread cubes and blueberries into a lightly greased 3-quart shallow baking dish. Beat the eggs, milk (or half-and-half) and vanilla extract in a medium bowl with a fork or whisk.
2Pour the egg mixture over the bread cubes and blueberries.
Stir and press the bread cubes into the egg mixture to coat. Refrigerate for 1 hour or overnight.
3Bake at 350°F. for 45 minutes or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean. Dollop with butter and sprinkle with the cinnamon-sugar.
Serve with syrup.