Blueberry Baked French Toast
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Blueberry Baked French Toast

Ingredients

  • 3-4 cups blueberries fresh or frozen
  • 1-1/2 cups milk
  • 3/4 french loaf or other crusty bread
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1-1/2 tsp lemon extract
  • 1/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup cold butter cubed
  • -confectioners sugar for dusting- opt.

Instructions

  • Coat 9x13 glass baking dish with cooking spray
  • Cut your bread into bite sized pieces & place in pan covering the bottom
  • Layer in about 2 cups of the blueberries
  • Add another layer of bread followed by the remaining blueberries
  • In a small bowl - whisk together milk, eggs, syrup, lemon extract, lemon juice
  • Pour evenly over bread & blueberries
  • Cover & refrigerate at least 2 hours but as long as overnight
  • When ready - preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • In a small bowl, combine flour, brown sugar & butter cubes
  • Work together with your fingers or a pastry cutter until you reach a coarse crumbs consistency
  • Sprinkle evenly over the top of the prepared dish & bake for 35-45 minutes or until golden brown
  • Serve immediately - preferably with a little homemade lemon blueberry syrup on top