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blueberry french toast on a plate with a fork

Overnight Baked Blueberry French Toast


  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 60 minutes
  • Total Time: 1035 minutes
  • Yield: 8 servings 1x

Description

Overnight Baked Blueberry French Toast is the perfect thing to wake up to. Filled with sweet blueberries and topped with a sweet lemon frosting!


Ingredients

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French Toast

  • unsalted butter (for greasing baking dish)
  • 1 lb challah bread
  • 2 cups frozen blueberries
  • 8 large whole eggs
  • 1 ½ cups half and half
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt

Streusel Topping

  • 4 Tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 4 Tablespoons brown sugar
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt

Lemon Frosting

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 whole lemon (juice only)

Instructions

French Toast

  1. Grease 9"x13" baking dish or casserole dish with butter and set aside.
  2. Cut up challah bread into 1" cubes and leave out to dry for a minimum of two hours or all day for best results.
  3. Combine cut up bread and blueberries in the prepared baking dish and set aside.
  4. In a medium bowl combine eggs, half and half, cinnamon and salt. Wisk to combine thoroughly and then pour over bread and blueberries. Press the pieces of bread down into the liquid so all pieces have a chance to absorb the liquid.
  5. Cover the dish in plastic wrap and place in the fridge for a minimum of two hours or overnight for the best results.
  6. When ready to bake, remove the dish from the refrigerator and remove plastic wrap. Preheat the oven to 350°.

Streusel Topping

  1. In a small bowl, combine butter, sugar, cinnamon, and salt and stir till all ingredients are thoroughly combined. Drop by pieces over the top of the bread and blueberry mixture.
  2. Bake the blueberry french toast in the preheated oven for 55-60 minutes until the top is golden brown and the middle is no longer jiggly.

Lemon Frosting

  1. Remove the french toast from the oven and while it's resting, combine powdered sugar and lemon juice in a small bowl. Stir to combine and drizzle over french toast.

Notes

Recipe serves 8-10 guests

  • Category: Breakfast, Main Course
  • Cuisine: American

Nutrition

  • Calories: 441

Keywords: blueberries, french toast, vegetarian

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