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Overnight Blueberry French Toast Casserole

Recipe

Total Time
1 hour
Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
45 minutes
Yield
8 servings
There's just something about blueberries with breakfast that you really can't beat. This easy and delicious french toast casserole recipe is sure to be a crowd-pleaser at your breakfast table; and what's more, you can prep the whole thing the night before and simply reheat it when you are ready to eat. Stop by your nearest Milio's to pick up two loaves of our famous French Bread and get cooking!

Ingredients

For the French Toast

  • 2 Loaves of Milio’s Day Old French Bread, cut into 1/2 inch slices (discard the ends)
  • 12 Ounces Cream Cheese, Softened
  • 1/4 Cup Maple Syrup
  • 2 Cups Blueberries
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Cinnamon
  • 2 Large Eggs
  • 1 1/2 Cups Heavy Cream or Milk
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract

For the Topping

  • 1/2 Stick Butter
  • 1/3 Cup Brown Sugar
  • 1/4 Cup Maple Syrup
  • 1/2 Teaspoon ground cinnamon

Directions

1. Lightly butter a 3-quart casserole dish.

2. In a medium bowl using a hand mixer or large spoon, combine the cream cheese with the maple syrup, and cinnamon, then fold in the blueberries.

3. Spread about one Tablespoon of the blueberry cream cheese mixture onto one side of each slice of Milio’s bread. Place bread slices evenly in a row in the prepared baking dish.

4. Use a glass measuring cup or medium bowl to whisk together the eggs, cream or milk, and vanilla extract. Pour mixture evenly over bread slices.

5. Cover pan with foil and refrigerate at least 4 hours to overnight. (Overnight is best).

6. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

7. Place the french toast in the oven with the foil on and bake for 35 minutes. Remove the foil and bake for an additional 10 minutes until top is golden brown.

8. While the casserole cooks, start making the topping.

9. Melt butter in a small saucepan over medium heat. Whisk in the brown sugar until smooth. Whisk in the maple syrup and cinnamon.

10. Drizzle over french toast as desired.

It's the bread!
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