Blueberry Maple Breakfast Bake
Simple yet stunning, this French toast-like dish will make a fabulous centerpiece for your next Sunday brunch.
- 1 loaf (14 ounces) egg challah or other white bread
- 4 oz reduced-fat cream cheese
- 2 cups fresh or frozen blueberries, divided
- 8 eggs, beaten
- 1- 1/2 cups milk
- 1/4 cup maple syrup
- 1/4 cup melted butter
- Preheat oven to 350F. Cut the bread in 1-inch cubes (makes about 10 cups). Cut cream cheese in small cubes (makes about 1 cup). Grease 9-x-9-2-inch baking dish. Place half of the bread cubes in the dish. Scatter cream cheese cubes and 1 cup of blueberries over the bread. Top with remaining bread cubes and blueberries. In a bowl, combine eggs, milk, maple syrup and butter. Carefully pour over bread mixture. Bake until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean, about 1 hour, covering with aluminum foil if edges brown too much.
- To serve, cut in squares. Accompany with additional maple syrup, if desired.
Calories from Fat 146 (45%)
(25%)Total Fat 16g
(32%)Saturated Fat 6g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 4g
Total Carbohydrate 35g
(9%)Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
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