Quicker Blueberry French Toast Recipe
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Quicker Blueberry French Toast Recipe

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Sit down to hot-off-the-griddle stuffed French toast and fresh blueberry sauce in as little as 30 minutes. The bread's toasted to a golden brown, and the delectable filling features cream cheese brightened with blueberry preserves. The fast sauce is out of this world! —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup, divided
  • 2 tablespoons blueberry preserves
  • 16 slices French bread (1/2 inch thick)
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup 2% milk
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • SAUCE:
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup cold water
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries
  • 1 tablespoon butter

Nutritional Facts

1 serving: 0 calories, 0g fat (0g saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 0mg sodium, 0g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 0g fiber), 0g protein


  1. Beat the cream cheese, 2 tablespoons syrup and preserves in a small bowl. Spread over eight slices of bread; top with remaining bread.
  2. Whisk the eggs, milk, flour, vanilla, salt and remaining syrup in a shallow bowl. Dip both sides of sandwiches into egg mixture. Cook on a greased hot griddle until golden brown on both sides.
  3. Combine the sugar, water and cornstarch until smooth in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat; cook and stir for 3 minutes or until thickened. Stir in blueberries; bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 8-10 minutes or until berries burst. Remove from heat; stir in butter. Serve with French toast. Yield: 8 servings (1-3/4 cups sauce).
Originally published as Quicker Blueberry French Toast in Simple & Delicious February/March 2013, p46

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Reviewed Jun. 25, 2014

"Delicious and easy!! Liked by all!"

Reviewed Apr. 7, 2014

"HOLY COW!! This was awesome. I've been making this every weekend for the last 2 months. This is the first choice when I ask what they want for breakfast. I started putting some blueberries on the cream cheese as well. Easy to make for 2 as well."

Reviewed Jan. 27, 2014

"Made this for breakfast this weekend and it was amazing!!!!!"

Reviewed Jan. 20, 2014

"Wow! These were so easy and delicious! I didn't have blueberry preserves, so I just added a few crushed blueberries to the cream cheese. Thank you for sharing!!"

Reviewed Jan. 18, 2014

"This was such a delicious treat! The french bread insures that it does not get soggy and holds up great!!! Superb"

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