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Quicker Blueberry French Toast Recipe

Quicker Blueberry French Toast Recipe

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. YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • 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).

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kay49038@hotmail.com 249996
Reviewed Jul. 2, 2016

"Can't miss awesome breakfast treat even though I didn't have blueberry preserves. Can substitute berries or other fruit jam."

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patsycooker 200034
Reviewed Jun. 25, 2014

"Delicious and easy!! Liked by all!"

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Chese63 153038
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."

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browneyes0526 200033
Reviewed Jan. 27, 2014

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

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IslandWife 198507
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!!"

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cruisingail 188584
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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Cruiser79 126041
Reviewed Jan. 18, 2014

"I love cream cheese and I love blueberries so I couldn't wait to try this recipe. It's even better than it sounds! A dollop of whipped cream on top and I would call this dessert. Yummy!!"

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jnjrok 184435
Reviewed Nov. 24, 2013

"Fabulous, special occasion breakfast! I cut the amount of the cream cheese and maple syrup for the filling in half, as the recipe makes much more filling than needed, and spread the bread with the preserves, so I probably used more than 2 Tablespoons, everything else was according to the recipe. A very special treat...delicious!"

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johnboy0419 127560
Reviewed Jun. 23, 2013

"Made this for Mothers Day. Had 3 mothers for breakfast and they all were throughly delighted."

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jmox214 200032
Reviewed May. 12, 2013

"By the way...switched out the blueberries for strawberries and it worked just as well!"

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jmox214 126040
Reviewed May. 12, 2013

"I made this for mothers day and she absolutely loved it!!! It was quick and very easy! Tasted sooo delicious. The whole family loved it!"

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joan123 198506
Reviewed Jan. 22, 2013

"I served this for a men's breakfast with sausage,eggs, and hash browns. They loved it and it was quick and easy to fix. Needless to say there was very little left."

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