1 challah or egg bread, with crust removed, ripped apart
1 8-oz. pkg cream cheese
2 cups blueberries
1/3 cup maple syrup
½ cup sugar
2 cups half & half
In a greased 13 x 9 corning or glass casserole dish, arrange half of the bread. Scatter the cream cheese over the bread. Scatter the blueberries over the cheese. Arrange the remaining bread on top.
In a separate bowl, mix together the eggs, sugar, syrup and half-& half. Pour carefully and evenly over the bread mixture.
Bake at 350 degrees about 1 hour. Serve with blueberry sauce.
CAN BE MADE THE DAY BEFORE, REFRIGERATED OVERNIGHT, AND BAKED THE DAY YOU WISH TO SERVE IT.
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 cup water
- 2 Tbsp cornstarch
- 1 cup blueberries
- 1 Tbsp butter
Add blueberries and simmer about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until berries have burst. Add butter and stir until blended.