Saturday, December 4, 2010

Blueberry French Toast

Blueberry French Toast

This morning we enjoyed yummy blueberry french toast for breakfast.  Angela made this for us when we stayed with her this summer.  You can read about our visit here.  Mark has been asking me to make this ever since we first had it.  Angela passed on the recipe, which I believe was given to her by one of the moms in her playgroup.  It's only taken me six months to finally get around to making it.  All I can say is that I should have made this way sooner!  We're definitely going to have this more often.  It's so easy to make and we all loved it.  I plan to take it to our Christmas Eve brunch that we celebrate with Mark's family.  It's a delicious, low pressure dish because most of the preparation is done the night before.  The following day all you have to do is add the blueberries and brown sugar/butter topping.  While it bakes, you can get ready for your day. 

Thanks for sharing such a tasty recipe, Angela!

Blueberry French Toast

1 loaf (8 ounces) French baguette, cut into 1-inch slices
4 eggs
2 cups milk
1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
2 cups fresh or frozen blueberries
1/4 cup butter or margarine
1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar

Arrange bread in greased 9 x 13-inch baking dish. In large bowl, whisk together eggs, milk, the 1/2 cup brown sugar, vanilla and cinnamon. Pour mixture evenly over bread; turn slices as needed to coat completely. Cover and refrigerate overnight. Just before baking, sprinkle berries over bread. Heat butter with the 1/4 cup brown sugar in small saucepan over medium heat until bubbly. Drizzle over berries. Bake in 375 F oven for 30 to 40 minutes until set (my oven takes more like 45 min). If desired, dust with powdered sugar.

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  1. That sounds delicious! I will have to make it sometime!

  2. This looks amazing! I love yummy breakfast casseroles!

  3. Oh. My. Yummy. Goodness. I have to do this one! :)

  4. You had me at french toast. yum!

  5. I made this last year for our neighborhood Christmas morning breakfast. Needless to say it was a HUGE hit! I hope Mark's family enjoys it!

  6. salivating.... this looks crazy DeLiCiOuS!

    i'll have to pass this recipe on to my husband (the really cook in the family).

  7. My family loves french toast! This would be perfect for us to have Christmas morning! Thanks for sharing!


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