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Blueberry-Cinnamon Campfire Bread

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Cook: 30 min. + standing

Makes

8 servings

A neighboring camper made a bread so tempting, I had to ask for the details. Here’s my version, best enjoyed with a steaming cup of coffee by the campfire. —Joan Hallford, North Richland Hills, Texas

Ingredients

  • 1 loaf (1 pound) cinnamon-raisin bread
  • 6 large eggs
  • 1 cup 2% milk or half-and-half cream
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans, toasted
  • 2 cups fresh blueberries, divided

Directions

  1. Prepare campfire or grill for low heat. Arrange bread slices on a greased double thickness of heavy-duty foil (about 24x18 in.). Bring foil up the sides, leaving the top open. Whisk eggs, milk, syrup and vanilla. Pour over bread; sprinkle with nuts and 1 cup blueberries. Fold edges over top, crimping to seal.
  2. Place on a grill grate over campfire or grill until eggs are cooked through, 30-40 minutes. Remove from heat; let stand 10 minutes. Sprinkle with remaining blueberries; serve with additional maple syrup if desired.
Oven Directions: Preheat oven to 350°. Place foil packet on a 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Bake 25-30 minutes or until heated through? Let stand 10 minutes before serving. Sprinkle with remaining blueberries; serve with syrup.

Nutrition Facts

2 slices: 266 calories, 10g fat (2g saturated fat), 142mg cholesterol, 185mg sodium, 36g carbohydrate (14g sugars, 5g fiber), 12g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 medium-fat meat, 1/2 fruit, 1/2 fat.