French Toast - Blueberry Stuffed

It's a sometimes breakfast.

Source: 
Taste of Home
Time: 
30 min
Prep Time: 
30 min
Serves: 
8
Ingredients: 
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup, divided
  • 2 tablespoons blueberry preserves
  • 16 slices French bread (1/2 inch thick)
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup 2% milk
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Sauce

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup cold water
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries
  • 1 tablespoon butter
Directions: 

Sauce

  1. Combine the sugar, water and cornstarch until smooth in a small saucepan.
  2. Bring to a boil over medium heat; cook and stir for 3 minutes or until thickened.
  3. Stir in blueberries; bring to a boil.
  4. Reduce heat and simmer for 8-10 minutes or until berries burst.
  5. Remove from heat; stir in butter.

French toast

  1. Beat the cream cheese, 2 tablespoons syrup and preserves in a small bowl.
  2. Spread over eight slices of bread; top with remaining bread.
  3. Whisk the eggs, milk, flour, vanilla, salt and remaining syrup in a shallow bowl.
  4. Dip both sides of sandwiches into egg mixture.
  5. Cook on a greased hot griddle until golden brown on both sides.
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