Overnight Blueberry French Toast

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Indulge in the delectable taste of this exceptional breakfast dish that is sure to tantalize your taste buds and leave you wanting more. It is a dish that is not just perfect for any holiday breakfast or brunch but can also be relished any day of the year. The dish is meticulously prepared to bring out the fresh, juicy flavor of blueberries, making it a breakfast experience like no other. And if that’s not enough, this dish is further elevated with a rich, velvety blueberry sauce that adds a burst of fruity sweetness, making it a unique and irresistible dish that is sure to become a crowd favorite. So, whether you’re a blueberry lover or just looking for something new and exciting to try for breakfast, this dish is a must-try!

Overnight Blueberry French Toast

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 8 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 23 minutes
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American, French


French Toast Casserole:

  • 12 slices day-old bread cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 2 8 ounce packages cream cheese, cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • 12 eggs beaten
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • cup maple syrup

Blueberry Sauce:

  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • 1 tablespoon butter


  • Lightly grease a 9×13 inch baking dish. Arrange half the bread cubes in the dish, and top with cream cheese cubes. 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 30 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
  • Serve portions of casserole on plates and pour warm syrup over top.


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