Blueberry French Toast
Recipe type: Breakfast/Brunch
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Serves: 10-12
 
This brunch recipe is easy, make sure to soak the bread for a long time. It is even better as leftovers.

Ingredients
  • 1 Baguette sliced
  • 4 Large Eggs
  • 2 Egg Yolks
  • 1 Cup milk
  • 1 Cup Whipping Cream
  • ¼ Cup Maple Syrup
  • 1.5 Teaspoons Vanilla Extract
  • 2 Cups Blueberries fresh or frozen
  • ½ Cup Butter
  • ¼ Cup Brown Sugar
  • ¾ Teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ Teaspoon Cardamom or Nutmeg
Instructions
  1. Diagonally cut baguette into ½ inch slices
  2. In bowl, mix butter, brown sugar and sugar, cinnamon, cardamom and salt
  3. Spread cinnamon butter on both sides of baguette
  4. Overlap the baguette in layers in a greased pan
  5. In large bowl, whisk eggs with egg yolks.
  6. Whisk in milk, cream, maple syrup, sugar and vanilla, pour over bread.
  7. Top with waxed paper and small plates weigh down with a heavy pan to absorb liquid
  8. Refrigerate for up to 12 hours (or overnight)
  9. Remove the plates etc.
  10. Sprinkle with blueberries
  11. Bake in 350F degree oven until puffed about 55-60 minutes
Recipe by Ginger and Nutmeg at http://www.gingerandnutmeg.com/2010/09/what-to-serve-for-brunch