Blueberry Cream Cheese French Toast is super kid-friendly and easy to make. It’s a delicious recipe for using up leftover bread and the season’s freshest produce — blueberries!

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When Chloe was born, a friend sent us a gorgeous cheese plate with all types of incredible cheeses and fresh French baguettes. The two of us couldn’t possibly go through all of that cheese and bread on our own, so I refrigerated the cheese and cut the bread into cubes to dry out for another use (I’m way too frugal for my own good!).

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I hate waste. For example, I hate when I have to buy a loaf of bread and only wind up using half, so I have to come up with recipes that I can use before the bread goes bad. Recipes like Blueberry Cream Cheese French toast are a perfect use for day old bread.

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Blueberries are in season now and one of the kids’ obsessions is cream cheese, so I decided to put it all together for this delicious breakfast recipe. Even better, you can prepare the dish up to 24 hours in advance, refrigerate, then pop it in the oven when you’re ready to bake it. This recipe is great to make for a crowd too since you aren’t making individual pieces of french toast. Just prep it and place it in the oven and you’re ready to go!

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When I pulled this out of the oven, my family’s eyes lit up! Also it made me happy to be using ingredients that otherwise would have gone to waste. I love breakfast and brunch so I’m always working to come up with new recipes for those meals. If you’re looking for more fun breakfast or brunch recipes you should try French Toast on a StickBreakfast Casserole or this Veggie Filled Frittata to name a few.

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Blueberry Cream Cheese French Toast

Blueberry Cream Cheese French Toast is super kid-friendly and easy to make. It's a delicious recipe for using up leftover bread and the season's freshest produce -- blueberries!
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Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes

Ingredients  

  • 1 1/4 cup milk
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 2 tablespoons honey or agave
  • 1/2 loaf 4 cups french bread, fresh or day old, cut into cubes
  • 4 ounces cream cheese, cut into cubes
  • 1/2 cup blueberries
  • butter for greasing

Instructions 

  • In a large bowl, whisk milk, eggs, vanilla and honey or agave.
  • Add the bread cubes and toss with the liquid mixture. Set aside for 10 minutes.
  • Add the cream cheese and blueberries and mix gently to combine.
  • Place in a buttered 8 × 8 inch baking dish or 6 individual buttered 6 oz ramekins.
  • At this point you can refrigerate for up to 12 hours to bake in the morning or continue on with step 6 and 7.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Cover the dish with foil that has been greased with butter or oil, greased side down. If using the 8×8 inch dish, bake for 25 minutes covered and 20-25 minutes uncovered. If using individual 6 oz. ramekins bake for 20 minutes covered and 15 minutes uncovered.
  • Top with desired accompaniments and serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 160kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 95mg | Sodium: 190mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 11g
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About the Author

Catherine is a mama of three. A Kentucky girl living in California. Here’s what I know: all kids can be great eaters and mealtime must be easy. I create simple, healthy recipes the whole family will love.

Comments

  1. I made this years ago for my daughters birthday breakfast, and I printed out the recipe, and I’m so glad I did because this recipe is way healthier than any other blueberry cream cheese french toast recipe out there, and way easier too! Way fewer eggs, and way less and sugar!!
    After some extensive Googling and use key words like “1 1/4 cup milk” “agave” and “3 eggs” I finally found this recipe! YAY!!!

    Made this for the kids this morning and they loved it, it was perfect, but I think I will try strawberries next time like another commenter suggested!

  2. This is delicious! I made this for my family and they all loved it.

    I added a tablespoon of maple syrup along with the 2 tblsp of agave. I mashed the cream cheese up into the egg mixture, and I also added 1 tsp of cinnamon, and a 1/4 tsp nutmeg. I don’t like blueberries, so I used strawberries instead of blueberries. YUM!

    Thank you for this great recipe!

  3. I made this for my daughters birthday party years ago, printed out the recipe…. and I’m SO glad I did because I couldn’t find any other blueberry cream cheese french toast recipe online that was as healthy as version! After some serious googling with specific key words such as “agave” “1 1/4 cup milk” and “3 eggs” I FOUND THE RECIPE AGAIN!! I really wanted to share it because it is a healthier version with way less eggs, and I loved that it doesn’t call for a ton of sugar either. It was delicious!!!!

    I used mixed berries, and I think next time I will substitute the blueberries for strawberries because there were some strawberries and they were amazing in the mix! I’m so glad I found this recipe again!!

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