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Blueberry Overnight French Toast Bake baked in the dish

Blueberry Overnight French Toast Bake

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 50 minutes
bring to room temperature: 50 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 55 minutes
Servings: 9 servings
Calories: 234kcal
Author: Holly
This easy make-ahead blueberry french toast bake is the perfect breakfast casserole for a crowd or a simple family brunch.

Ingredients

Casserole

  • 6 slices bread cut into 1-inch cubes
  • ¾ cup blueberries fresh or frozen
  • 2 Tablespoons + 2 teaspoons maple syrup
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • ½ teaspoon lemon zest
  • 4 ounces cream cheese
  • 2 Tablespoons sugar

Topping

Instructions

  • Leave bread out for a few hours or place it on a tray at 350˚F for about 8 minutes to slightly dry out.
  • In a medium bowl, combine cream cheese and sugar until fluffy.
  • Grease a 9x9 inch baking dish. Layer half of the bread cubes in the pan. Top with cream cheese mixture and half of the blueberries. Top with remaining bread and blueberries.
  • In a bowl, stir together the eggs, milk, syrup, and lemon zest until well mixed. Pour over the bread cubes, cover with foil and refrigerate overnight.
  • Remove the casserole from the fridge about 45-50 minutes before baking.
  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Mix topping ingredients together in a small bowl. Sprinkle over casserole just before baking.
  • Bake uncovered 45-50 minutes or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean and is hot.

Nutrition

Calories: 234kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 132mg | Sodium: 214mg | Potassium: 161mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 457IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 96mg | Iron: 1mg