Blueberry White Chocolate Cream Cheese French Toast Casserole

  Now THAT is a title if I ever saw one!  I found this recipe on my cousin, Cassi’s blog over a year go and have been meaning to make it!  When Aldi’s had their blueberries on sale, I knew it was time.   Here’s the kicker though……

Do you know those new Cream Cheese Indulgence from Philadelphia? 

I had a coupon for one this week, so I bought it and had NO idea how I was going to use it.
Then it HIT me! 

   I was going to make Cassi’s French Toast Casserole, but I was going to replace one cream cheese with THIS………..IMG_1553

Oh my yummy goodness!

  I give you………

Blueberry White Chocolate Cream Cheese French Toast Casserole

(click for easy printable)

adapted from Laughter and Lattes

BB White Chocolate Cream Cheese FT cass (1)

Ingredients

  • FOR THE CASSEROLE:
  • * * * * * *
  • 1 loaf Whole Wheat French Bread, Sliced And Cubed
  • 8 ounces, weight Cream Cheese, Cubed
  • 8 ounces, weight White Chocolate Cream Cheese Indulgence From Philadelphia
  • 1 cup Fresh Blueberries
  • 12 whole Eggs
  • 2 cups Milk
  • ¼ cups Maple Syrup Or Honey
  • FOR THE BLUEBERRY SAUCE:
  • * * * * * *
  • ½ cups Sugar (scant)
  • 2 Tablespoons Cornstarch
  • 1 cup Water
  • 1 cup Fresh Blueberries
  • 2 Tablespoons Butter

Spray 9×13 pan and arrange cubed french bread in your baking dish. Cut up cream cheese into 1 inch cubes. Sprinkle throughout french bread cubes. Open Cream Cheese Indulgence and plop it around as well.
Sprinkle 1 cup of blueberries over the top.

In a mixing bowl, combine 12 eggs, 2 cups milk, 1/4 cup maple syrup or honey. Pour this mixture over bread and cream cheese. Cover with foil.
Bake at 350* for 30 minutes covered and and additional 15-30 minutes uncovered. The middle should be set and the bread, golden brown.

For the sauce:
Stir together sugar and cornstarch in a medium sauce pan. Add 1 cup water and stir until smooth. Heat to boiling and stir 2-3 minutes until thickened. Add 1 cup blueberries and simmer 8-10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Turn heat off and stir in 2 T. butter. Serve warm over French Toast Casserole.

Enjoy!

*This can be made ahead and put in the fridge overnight, unbaked. Bake as directed the next morning. Just heat up blueberry sauce before serving.

Happy Eating!

~T

BB White Chocolate Cream Cheese FT cass (3)

 

Shared with the following:

Hammock Tracks

Advertisements