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Healthy Overnight French Toast Casserole with Blueberries and Maple-Cream Cheese Glaze

Healthy Overnight French Toast Casserole with Blueberries and Maple-Cream Cheese Glaze

This healthy overnight French toast casserole with maple-cream cheese glaze is so easy and perfect for breakfast and brunch, whether you're entertaining or not!
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword blueberry, casserole, cheese glaze, french toast, healthy, maple cream, snack, sweets
Prep Time 4 hours
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 4 hours 45 minutes
Servings 6 people
Calories 304 kcal
Author Cheryl Malik

Ingredients

  • 1 whole loaf whole wheat bread , minus heels and 2 additional pieces, preferably SAAA-WHEAT® eureka!® Organic Bread
  • 2 cups fresh blueberries
  • 8 pieces eggs
  • 2 1/4 cups milk
  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 piece Maple-cream cheese glaze
  • 8 ounces cream cheese , softened
  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp Real maple syrup , to serve, optional

Instructions

  1. Grease a 9x13" pan with butter or spray with cooking spray. Cut bread into 1" pieces and spread evenly in prepared pan. Top evenly with blueberries. Set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine eggs, milk, maple syrup, cinnamon, and vanilla extract. Whisk until very smooth and pour over bread. Press bread down with fingers to make sure all of bread is saturated. Add a bit more milk, if needed. Cover with plastic wrap or foil and refrigerate at least 4 hours, preferably overnight.
  3. The next morning, preheat the oven to 350º. Remove pan from fridge. Bake 40-45 minutes, or until golden brown on top.
  4. Meanwhile, make maple-cream cheese glaze. Whisk together cream cheese and maple syrup until very smooth and set aside. To serve, drizzle glaze on top of warm French toast casserole. Top with real maple syrup, too, if desired!

Recipe Notes

Drizzle glaze on top of French toast and top with real maple syrup.

Nutrition Facts
Healthy Overnight French Toast Casserole with Blueberries and Maple-Cream Cheese Glaze
Amount Per Serving (6 g)
Calories 304 Calories from Fat 144
% Daily Value*
Fat 16g25%
Saturated Fat 9g56%
Cholesterol 56mg19%
Sodium 167mg7%
Potassium 279mg8%
Carbohydrates 34g11%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 29g32%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 683IU14%
Vitamin C 5mg6%
Calcium 176mg18%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.