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Overnight Blueberry French Toast

Blueberry french toast is a year-round treat. Show off your crop of fresh berries in the summer or use frozen berries to warm up on a chilly morning. —Cristy King, Scott Depot, West Virginia
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. + chilling Bake: 40 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings


  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 12 slices French bread (1 inch thick)
  • 7 large eggs
  • 1-3/4 cups 2% milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups fresh or frozen unsweetened blueberries, thawed
  • Maple syrup, optional


  • In a small saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Remove from heat; whisk in brown sugar. Spread into a greased 13x9-in. baking dish; top with bread. In a bowl, whisk eggs, milk, vanilla, cinnamon and salt; pour over bread. Refrigerate, covered, several hours or overnight.
  • Preheat oven to 350°. Remove casserole from refrigerator while oven heats. Turn bread slices. Bake, uncovered, 30-35 minutes or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean. Top with blueberries; bake 10 minutes longer. Let stand 5-10 minutes before serving. If desired, serve with syrup.
Nutrition Facts
2 slices: 542 calories, 24g fat (13g saturated fat), 263mg cholesterol, 606mg sodium, 69g carbohydrate (44g sugars, 3g fiber), 14g protein.

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