Boulderberry Baked French Toast

Silka Clark

By
@SilkaClark

This is a favorite in my family. Blueberries can be substituted, or any berry mix, but I find the strawberry variation to be the best.


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Rating:
★★★★★ 3 votes
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Serves:
6-8
Prep:
1 Hr
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

12 slice
texas toast white bread
1 1/2 c
fresh strawberries sliced
12
eggs
2 c
half and half
1/3 c
maple syrup
16 oz
(2 8oz packages) cream cheese

STRAWBERRY SAUCE

1 c
strawberries, fresh and sliced thin
1 c
water
1 c
sugar
2 Tbsp
cornstarch
1 Tbsp
butter

Step-By-Step

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1Butter a 13x9 dish

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2Cut 6 slices of the Texas Toast into cubes and arrange in the bottom of the dish.

3Add 3/4 C of the sliced strawberries

4Cut all of the cream cheese into small cubes and drop on top of the strawberries.

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5Add the other 3/4 C of sliced strawberries.

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6Top with the remaining 6 slices of Texas Toast cubed.

7In a blender, add the half and half, eggs, and syrup, and blend for a minute or until frothy, blending between the addition of every 2-3 eggs.

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8Carefully pour over the bread/berry/cream cheese, making sure to moisten all of the bread cubes.

9Cover with foil and refrigerate over night.

10Remove from fridge and preheat oven to 350.

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11Bake at 350 for 30 minutes, then remove foil and bake an additional 30 minutes or until puffy and golden brown.

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12While cooling, make strawberry sauce:
1. In a medium sauce pan heat sugar, water, and cornstarch on med/high about 5 minutes or until bubbling.
2. Stir in berries and simmer about 10 minutes or until berries are almost dissolved.
3. Add butter until melted, and remove from heat.
4. Pour over French Toast.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: French