Kamis, 01 Agustus 2019

BLUEBERRY & CREAM CHEESE FRENCH TOAST CASSEROLE


BLUEBERRY AND CREAM CHEESE FRENCH TOAST CASSEROLE! – WITH THE EASIEST HOMEMADE BLUEBERRY SAUCE EVER!

We love this brunch casserole and so do our guests!  You make it the evening time earlier than and simply pop it within the oven within the morning.If I was a blueberry…this is how I’d want to be remembered.



I’ve been pondering about this recipe for a few time and I was saving it for special.  Special is here!    It’s the primary dry day in like ceaselessly in Seattle and I’m feeling all carby and stuff.   I’m now not certain what that means, but when carby is a feeling…I’m having it.  These selected carbs include fruit…it’s all about steadiness ya know.


How to make delicious Blueberry and Cream Cheese French Toast Casserole!
First, the bread.  I used a loaf of the stuff they bake up at your native grocery store.  Cheap and cheerful!  But you’ll be able to sub with brioche or texas toast variety if ya wanna get fancy.  Anything that you’ll be able to cut into big chunks.  If you’ll be able to discover day vintage bread, even better.  Or simply go away it out overnight when you’ve the time.


French bread for the casserole
What might I serve with this Blueberry French Toast casserole?
Mimosas….kinda is going with out saying…
crisp bacon
sausage
fruit platter


How to make our Easy blueberry sauce:
Water, sugar, cornstarch and blueberries.  Thats it!  Whisk it up in a sauce pan till it’s simmers and done.  It makes an enormous batch simply due to the fact who needs to run out of syrup?


Can I make the blueberry sauce in advance?
Yes!  Simply cool it to room temp and shop within the refrigerator.  You could make this as an awful lot as 3 days in advance.


Homemade Blueberry Syrup in a relatively gravy boat!


Tips to make this Blueberry French Toast Casserole with Fresh Blueberry Sauce:
 The egg and bread has to sit at the very least 2 hours or overnight.  Can be made as an awful lot as 2 days in advance.
Freeze the cream cheese for 15 minutes to make slicing into cubes a lot easier.
Feeds 8-10 people.
Comes with a blueberry sauce recipe that takes basically 10 minutes, is tremendous primary and makes sufficient to out final the final chunk of this casserole …thats all the time a difficulty with sauce isn’t it?  Never enough.  But I got ya protected in this one!
We used recent blueberries, but frozen is okay.  (If utilizing frozen, simply toss them in 2 tablespoons of flour,  so they don’t bleed throughout  your really little casserole.  After tossing them within the flour, shake off the excess).  But recent is greatest for this recipe.
We sprinkled it with uncooked sugar so the higher was all crunchy and stuff…yum.
Blueberry Syrup poured over warm casserole


Blueberry and Cream Cheese French Toast Casserole
An overnight breakfast or brunch casserole that comes collectively quick alongside with an primary recipe for Blueberry syrup!


Ingredients
For Casserole
1 big loaf french bread – about 8 cups day vintage is best
8 eggs
2 1/2 cups half and half
1/3 cup sugar
2 teaspoons cinnamon
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup recent blueberries or frozen blueberries that were tossed in 1 tablespoon of flour to preserve them from bleeding
1 8 oz bundle cream cheese, pale or typical cubed. (for simpler slicing positioned in freezer for 15 minutes)
1/4 cup uncooked sugar for sprinkling on higher optional
Blueberry Sauce
1 cup water
1/2 cup sugar
2 tablespoons cornstarch
2 cups blueberries
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Instructions
Butter a 9 x thirteen casserole dish.
Cut french bread into 2 inch cubes and set aside.
In big bowl, combine eggs, half and half, sugar, cinnamon, vanilla and salt.  Whisk till fully mixed.
Put one half of bread cubes in ready dish.
Top with half cream cheese cubes and half cup of blueberries.
Add remaining bread cubes and higher with remaining cream cheese and further half cup of blueberries.
Pour egg combination over bread cubes. Pressing combination down so fully soaked through egg mixture.
Cover with plastic wrap and shop in refrigerator for at the very least 2 hours or as an awful lot as 48 hours.
Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
Remove plastic wrap and sprinkle casserole with uncooked sugar.
Cover casserole with foil and bake for 30 minutes.
Remove foil and bake an further 20-30 minutes or till middle is agency and bread is relatively brown on top.Cool relatively and serve with blueberry sauce.
Blueberry Sauce
In small saucepan, combine sugar, water and cornstarch till simmering.
Add blueberries and simmer for 10 minutes.  Using a fork or whisk, relatively damage up the blueberries to wanted consistency.
Cool relatively earlier than serving or shop in refrigerator for as an awful lot as 3 days.


Recipe Notes
Make in advance.  The egg and bread has to sit 2 hours or overnight.  Can be made 2 days in advance.
Freeze the cream cheese for 20 minutes to make slicing into cubes easier.
Feeds 8-10 people.
Comes with a blueberry sauce recipe that takes basically 10 minutes, is tremendous primary and makes sufficient to out final the final chunk of this casserole …thats all the time a difficulty with sauce is now not it?  Never enough.  But I got ya protected in this one!
We used recent bluebs, but frozen is okay.  (If utilizing frozen, simply toss them in 2 tablespoons of flour,  so they do now not bleed throughout  your really little casserole.  After tossing them within the flour, shake off the excess).  But recent is greatest for this recipe.
We sprinkled it with uncooked sugar so the higher was all crunchy and stuff…yum.


Nutrition Facts
Blueberry and Cream Cheese French Toast Casserole
Amount Per Serving
Calories 342 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Fat 13g20%
Saturated Fat 6g30%
Cholesterol 191mg64%
Sodium 244mg10%
Potassium 201mg6%
Carbohydrates 49g16%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 39g43%
Protein 8g16%
Vitamin A 535IU11%
Vitamin C 6mg7%
Calcium 113mg11%
Iron 1mg6%