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Blueberry French Toast Casserole

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Looking for an easy breakfast casserole? Try this baked French toast casserole with cream cheese and fresh blueberries.  Very unique breakfast dish; perfect for any holiday breakfast or brunch or simply turn your ordinary Saturday morning into something special.

Blueberry baked French toast

To make this dish even more special I am serving it with homemade Blueberry Sauce, which can be made while the casserole is baking. Give this one a try, it’s really good.

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Ingredients:

1 Challah bread or 12 slices egg bread or Brioche, cut into 1-inch cubes
8 oz. cream cheese, softened
1 cup fresh local organic blueberries
10 eggs
2 cups whole milk

1/4 cup sugar
1 tsp. Vanilla extract

 

Blueberry Sauce:

1 cup Orange juice or water

3/4 cup sugar

3 cups blueberries (fresh or frozen)

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Direction:

Butter a 9”x13” baking dish.
Cut or tear bread into 1” cubes, spreading half the bread in the baking dish.
Cut cream cheese into 1” cubes and layer over bread. Top with blueberries and remaining bread.
Whisk together eggs, milk, sugar and vanilla. Pour over bread cubes, use a spatula to press bread down into liquid and cover pan with foil. Let chill in refrigerator overnight or bake right away. (I baked mine right away)

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Preheat oven to 350F.
Bake covered with foil at 350 degrees for 30 minutes. Remove the foil and bake for another 30 minutes or until fluffy and golden.

Serve drizzled with delicious homemade Blueberry Sauce

Blueberry sauce

Blueberry Sauce

Simply combine sugar, 2 cups blueberries and orange juice in a small saucepan and simmer until the berries begin to burst for about 5 minutes. Stir in the remaining cup of the blueberries just bring it to a boil and turn off the heat.

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Enjoy!

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Blueberry French Toast Casserole

Rating: 51

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 1 hour

Total Time: 1 hour, 5 minutes

Yield: 8-10

Blueberry French Toast Casserole

Looking for an easy breakfast casserole? Try this baked French toast casserole with cream cheese and fresh blueberries. Very unique breakfast dish; perfect for any holiday breakfast or brunch or simply turn your ordinary Saturday morning into something special. To make this dish even more special I am serving it with homemade Blueberry Sauce, which can be made while the casserole is baking. Give this one a try, it’s really good.

Ingredients

  • 1 Challah bread or 12 slices egg bread or Brioche, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 8 oz. cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup fresh local organic blueberries
  • 10 eggs
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp. Vanilla extract
  • Blueberry Sauce:
  • 1 cup Orange juice or water
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3 cup blueberries (fresh or frozen)

Instructions

  1. Butter a 9”x13” baking dish.
  2. Cut or tear bread into 1” cubes, spreading half the bread in the baking dish.
  3. Cut cream cheese into 1” cubes and layer over bread. Top with blueberries and remaining bread.
  4. Whisk together eggs, milk, sugar and vanilla. Pour over bread cubes, use a spatula to press bread down into liquid and cover pan with foil. Let chill in refrigerator overnight or bake right away. (I baked mine right away)
  5. Preheat oven to 350F.
  6. Bake covered with foil at 350 degrees for 30 minutes. Remove the foil and bake for another 30 minutes or until fluffy and golden.
  7. Serve drizzled with delicious homemade Blueberry Sauce
  8. Blueberry Sauce
  9. Simply combine sugar, 2 cups blueberries and orange juice in a small saucepan and simmer until the berries begin to burst for about 5 minutes. Stir in the remaining cup of the blueberries just bring it to a boil and turn off the heat.
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{ 3 comments… add one }
  • ilona 09/08/2015, 9:46 PM

    Hi Inessa,
    I’ve been looking for a French toast casserole dish and this looks so good.. Where did you buy the bread, I haven’t seen this brand at the grocery stores ?

    • Inessa 09/09/2015, 12:05 AM

      Hi Ilona, I got it from Trader Joes. Russian stores has them too, different brand.
      Enjoy your Casserole 🙂

      • Ilona 09/11/2015, 4:48 PM

        Oh Ok. I will definitely check it out then. Cant wait to make this.

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