Blueberry French Toast

posted by Kewpys Mom 03-20-100 5:48 PM

courtesy of Real Food
Blueberry French Toast
(from the Apple Crest Inn Bed and Breakfast, Gentry Arkansas)

12 slices day-old white bread, remove crust
2 (8 oz.) pkgs. light cream cheese
1 cup blueberries
12 eggs
2 cups milk
1/3 cup maple syrup

1 cup sugar
2 tblsps. cornstarch
1 cup water
1 cup blueberries
1 tblsp. butter

Cut bread into 1 inch cubes. Place half in greased 13x9 inch baking dish. Cut cream cheese into 1 inch cubes. Place over bread. Top with blueberries and remaining bread.

In large bowl, beat eggs, add milk and syrup. Mix well and pour over bread mix. Cover and chill 8 hours or overnight.

Remove from refrigerator 30 minutes before baking. Cover and bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes. Uncover and continue baking 25-30 minutes or more until golden brown center is set.

In saucepan, combine sugars, cornstarch, and water. Boil 3 minutes stirring constantly. Stir in blueberries. Reduce heat. Simmer 8-10 minutes. Stir in butter. Serve over French toast. Serves 12

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