Blueberry French Toast Casserole With Cream Cheese

Blueberry French Toast Casserole
Blueberry French Toast Casserole. (James Baigrie/Stockbyte/Getty Images)
  • Total: 70 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 55 mins
  • Yield: 8 Servings (8 portions)
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
505 Calories
31g Fat
40g Carbs
17g Protein
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This is a rich and delicious French toast bake with cream cheese, fresh blueberries, and a blueberry sauce. Plan to prepare this the night before and refrigerate overnight.


  • 12 slices bread (crusts removed)
  • 2 packages cream cheese (16 ounces total)
  • 1 cup blueberries (fresh or frozen, thawed)
  • 12 eggs
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup (or other syrup)
  • For the sauce:
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 cups blueberries (fresh or frozen blueberries)
  • 1 tablespoon butter

Steps to Make It

  1. Cut the bread into 1-inch cubes and place half in a greased 13x9x2-inch baking dish.

  2. Cut cream cheese into 1-inch cubes and place over bread. Top with blueberries and remaining bread.

  3. In a large bowl, beat eggs.

  4. Whisk in milk and syrup, blending well. Pour egg mixture over bread mixture.

  5. Cover and chill 8 hours or overnight. Remove from refrigerator 30 minutes before baking.

  6. Cover with foil and bake at 350 F for 30 minutes.

  7. Uncover; bake 25 to 30 minutes longer or until golden brown and the center is set.

  8. In a saucepan, combine sugar and cornstarch; add water.

  9. Bring to a boil over medium heat; boil for 3 minutes, stirring constantly.

  10. Stir in blueberries; reduce heat.

  11. Simmer for 8 to 10 minutes, or until the berries have burst.

  12. Stir in butter until melted.


Serve the sauce with French toast.