Blueberry Morning Glory

Serves 12

Ingredients:

  • 1 challah or egg bread, with crust removed, ripped apart
  • 1 8-oz. pkg cream cheese
  • 2 cups blueberries
  • 8 eggs
  • 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.

Blueberry Sauce

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 Tbsp cornstarch
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 1 Tbsp butter

In a saucepan, mix together sugar, cornstarch and water. Cook over moderate heat for about 5 minutes, stirring constantly, until thickened.

Add blueberries and simmer about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until berries have burst. Add butter and stir until blended.

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