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Arbor House Overnight Blueberry French Toast

Guests favorite carb breakfast. They try not to clean their plate, but it is irresistible.
Prep Time45 mins
Cook Time1 hr 15 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Blueberries, Breakfast, French Toast, Yummy
Servings: 10

Equipment

  • 9 x 12 glass pan

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 loaves day-old French bread cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 12 eggs beaten
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries you can use Dole frozen blueberries when fruit is out of season

Cream cheese mixture

  • 1 8 ounce packages cream cheese
  • 1/4 Confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 zested lemon

Syrup

  • 1 cup white sugar
  • cup water
  • 2 Tbs Corn Starch
  • 1 Cup Blueberries
  • 1 Tbs Butter

Instructions

  • Lightly grease a 9x13 inch baking dish. Arrange half the bread cubes in the dish. Pipe cream cheese on top. Sprinkle 1 cup blueberries over the cream cheese, and top with remaining bread cubes.
  • In a large bowl, mix the eggs, milk, vanilla extract, and syrup. Pour over the bread cubes. Cover, and refrigerate overnight.
  • Remove the bread cube mixture from the refrigerator about 30 minutes before baking. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  • Cover, and bake 30 minutes. Uncover, and continue baking 25 to 45 minutes, until center is firm and surface is lightly browned.
  • In a medium saucepan, mix the sugar, cornstarch, and water. Bring to a boil. Stirring constantly, cook 3 to 4 minutes. Mix in the remaining 1 cup blueberries. Reduce heat, and simmer 10 minutes, until the blueberries burst. Stir in the butter, and pour over the baked French toast