Overnight Blueberry French Toast

(12 servings)

  • 1 (14-ounce) loaf french bread or italian bread
  • 1 (8-ounce) package light cream cheese -- cut in small pieces
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries or frozen blueberries
  • 12 large eggs
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/3 cup real maple syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • butter -- for coating pan
Butter a 13x9-inch glass baking pan generously.

Tear bread into one-inch cubes; place half into prepared pan.

Evenly distribute cream cheese pieces over bread; cover with blueberries.

Place remaining bread cubes on top.

In a large bowl, beat together eggs, milk, syrup and cinnamon; pour over bread cubes.

Cover with foil and refrigerate overnight.

In the morning, preheat oven to 350F degrees. Remove casserole dish from fridge and bake, covered, for 30 minutes. Remove foil and bake for an additional 30 minutes or until lightly browned on top and centre is set.

Cut into squares and serve with maple syrup.

It's gonna be so hard to wait overnight for this one. Good luck.

Mr Breakfast would like to thank baseball27 for this recipe.

Recipe number 448. Submitted 9/13/2002.