blueberry oven french toast

Blueberry Oven French Toast

makes six servings

  • 1 large loaf Italian French bread, sliced 1 inch thick (stale is better)
  • 6 eggs, beaten
  • 1 1/2 c milk
  • 1 1/2 c half-and-half
  • 1 t vanilla extract
  • 1/2 t lemon extract
  • 1 t cinnamon
  • 1/8 t nutmeg
  • 1 1/2 c blueberries
  • 1/2 c butter (chilled helps)
  • 1/4 c flour
  • 1 c brown sugar
1.  In a greased 13x9" pan, arrange enough bread slices in a single layer to cover the bottom of pan; set aside.

2. In a large bowl, whisk together eggs, milk, half-and-half, extracts and spices; pour over bread. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight, or for 8 hours.

3. When ready to cook, uncover and sprinkle with blueberries.

4. Cut together butter, flour and brown sugar until crumbly.

5. Sprinkle mixture over blueberries.

6. Bake uncovered at 350 for 40 minutes.  
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