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Baked French Toast with Blueberry Sauce

The sponge-like nature of French toast gives it that “special occasion” feel, though why hold it back when it’s one of the easiest ways to get egg and bread together in the morning? Bring it on with a tangy blueberry sauce. —Debbie Johnson, Centertown, Missouri
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings (1 cup sauce)


  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 cup 2% milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 8 slices Texas toast
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1-1/2 cups fresh or frozen blueberries
  • 2 tablespoons thawed orange juice concentrate


  • Pour melted butter into a 15x10x1-in. baking pan; lift and tilt pan to coat bottom evenly. In a large shallow bowl, whisk the eggs, milk, vanilla and nutmeg. Dip both sides of Texas toast into egg mixture; place on prepared pan. Bake at 375° until lightly browned, 20-25 minutes.
  • For sauce, in a large saucepan, combine the sugar, cornstarch, cinnamon and cloves. Stir in blueberries and orange juice concentrate. Bring to a boil; cook and stir until thickened, about 2 minutes. Serve with French toast.
Nutrition Facts
2 slices French toast with 1/4 cup sauce: 481 calories, 20g fat (10g saturated fat), 225mg cholesterol, 549mg sodium, 63g carbohydrate (27g sugars, 3g fiber), 14g protein.

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  • Michelle
    Feb 7, 2021

    OH my gosh, the blueberry sauce is off the hook! My 78 year-old mother-in-law was staying with us, and she went crazy over the blueberry sauce, too. So so so easy to make, as well. As for the two-star review from "khegeman" who didn't care for the "nutmeg" taste, it is not nutmeg, it's cloves (maybe that is where they went wrong), which when combined with the orange gives that phenomenal Christmas morning flavor, perfect for a cozy holiday breakfast with some bacon and fresh greapefruit.....oh my goodness, I've gotta go! It's out of this world!

  • mkh37
    May 21, 2013

    Easy delicious

  • khegeman
    Mar 11, 2013

    Did not care for the nutmeg taste.

  • lzbraley
    Jan 10, 2013

    No comment left

  • sentunderscore
    Nov 17, 2012

    Soooooo good! The sauce was especially fantastic! Will absolutely be making this again!

  • thewife06
    Jul 21, 2012

    Coming from someone that isn't a huge fan of blueberries- This is wonderful! The texture of the french toast is just amazing. It's classic french toast, but I left mine in a bit longer and it got an ever so slight crunch to the tops. That made it even better.For the sauce, the only thing I changed was the orange juice concentrate. I just squeezed half an orange instead.One tip my grandma taught me was that if you add nutmeg, cinnamon, or any other spice to eggs & milk, always mix them with the Vanilla FIRST. Mix them together as best as you can, THEN add the eggs & milk. It keeps it from separating & just floating along the top of the mixture.This seems as though it could be used with any fruit. Next time I'm going to try this with peaches. Enjoy!

  • seisen67
    Jun 17, 2012

    No comment left

  • Janethaldeman
    Mar 20, 2012

    This was a simple, yet delicious recipe. The cloves made it plenty strong for our tastes, but overall it was great! Its a keeper!

  • trobinson13
    Mar 17, 2012

    I saw this recipe in the magazine and had to make it right away. I made it for my family the next morning and everyone loved it. It was very easy to make and delicious.

  • jcrazy21
    Mar 14, 2012

    It tasted like toast with blueberry jam. Skip the work and make toast!