Easy Overnight Blueberry French Toast

Easy Overnight Blueberry French Toast

A breakfast staple made perfect. These simple steps will make your favorite breakfast go-to even more delicious.

 

Total Time60
MIN
Ingredients11
Servings8
LevelEasy

Ingredients: 

  • 8 slices Nature’s Own Perfectly Crafted White Bread

  • Nonstick cooking spray

  • 1/2 8-ounce package cream cheese, softened

  • 3 tablespoons maple syrup

  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 2 cups fresh blueberries

  • 1 1/2 cups half-and-half or milk

  • 3 eggs, lightly beaten

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • Fresh blueberries (optional)

  • Powdered sugar or maple syrup (optional)

Directions: 

  • Arrange bread slices on a cooling rack and allow to dry at room temperature for 30 to 60 minutes.

  • Meanwhile, coat a 3-quart rectangular baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. In a small bowl beat cream cheese, 3 tablespoons maple syrup and cinnamon with a mixer until smooth. Fold in 2 cups blueberries.

  • Arrange 4 slices bread in prepared dish. Spread cream cheese mixture over bread in dish. Top with remaining bread.

  • In a medium bowl whisk together half-and-half, eggs, and vanilla. Pour over bread. Cover and refrigerate overnight.

  • Remove dish from refrigerator. Preheat oven to 350°F. Bake French toast, covered, for 20 minutes. Uncover and bake 20 minutes more or until top is golden brown.

  • Let stand at room temperature for 15 minutes. If desired, top with additional berries and powdered sugar or maple syrup.