Blueberry Stuffed French Toast

Posted by: Beck 10-25-99 6:51 PM

Blueberry Stuffed French Toast

16 slices bread
8 ounces cream cheese
1 pint blueberries, divided
3 cups milk
3 eggs
1/3 cup maple syrup
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 1/2 cups sugar, divided
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1 tablespoon butter

Butter a 13x9x2 pan and cut 10 slices of bread into 3/4" cubes. Spread cream cheese over one side of remaining 6 slices and arrange cheese side up in pan. Sprinkle with 1 cup blueberries. Top with bread cubes.

Combine next 4 ingredients and 1/4 cup sugar. Pour over bread mixture. Cover and chill overnight.

Preheat oven 350 degrees.

Mix together nutmeg and 1/4 cup sugar. Uncover and sprinkle over top. Cover with foil and bake 30 minutes. Remove foil and bake 20-30 minutes until top is golden and knife comes out of center clean. Let stand 5 minutes.

Meanwhile in a saucepan mix together cornstarch, 1 cup water and remaining sugar. Over medium heat bring to a simmer and cook until thickens about 3 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in butter and remaining blueberries. Serve with French toast.

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