Rocky Mountain Blueberry French Toast Recipe

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Rocky Mountain Blueberry French Toast

Vicki Butts (lazyme)

By
@lazyme5909

Recipe from Cattail Creek Bed and Breakfast Inn, Loveland.

From Best of the Best from Colorado Cookbook.


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Serves:

8

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

12 slice
stale french bread, cut into 1-inch cubes
16 oz
cream cheese, chilled and cut into 1-inch cubes
1 c
fresh blueberries, rinsed and drained
12 large
eggs
1/3 c
maple syrup
2 c
milk

BLUEBERRY SYRUP:

1 c
sugar
2 Tbsp
cornstarch
1 c
water
1 c
fresh blueberries, rinsed and drained
1 Tbsp
unsalted butter

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Generously grease 8 au gratin dishes.
2
Place 1/2 of the bread cubes in the dishes.
3
Scatter the cream cheese over the bread and sprinkle with one cup of the berries.
4
Arrange the remaining bread cubes over the berries.
5
In a large bowl combine the eggs, syrup, and milk. Mix and pour evenly over the bread-cheese mixture.
6
Spray the undersides of 8 pieces of foil generously with a vegetable spray and cover each au gratin dish.
7
Refrigerate overnight.
8
In the morning, set the dishes out to bring them to room temperature.
9
Bake in a 350 degree oven, covered, for 25 minutes. Uncover and bake an additional 15 minutes or until puffed and golden.
10
Serve with Blueberry Syrup.
11
Blueberry Syrup:
Combine the sugar, cornstarch, and water over medium-high heat. Cook for 5 minutes or until thickened. Stir occasionally. Stir in the blueberries and simmer for 10 minutes or until the blueberries burst. Add the butter. Stir until melted. Drizzle over French toast.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American