- Makes: 8 servings
- Prep: 25 mins
- Chill: 2 hrs to 24 hrs
- Bake: 50 mins 375°F
12 slices dry white bread, cut into 1/2-inch cubes (about 8 cups)
2 8 ounce packages cream cheese, cut into 3/4-inch cubes
2 cups milk
1/2 cup maple syrup or maple-flavor syrup
Blueberry-flavor, maple, or maple-flavor syrup
- Place half of the bread cubes over the bottom of a well-buttered 3-quart rectangular baking dish. Sprinkle cream cheese and blueberries over bread cubes. Arrange remaining bread cubes over blueberries.
- In a large mixing bowl, beat eggs with a rotary beater; beat in milk and the 1/2 cup syrup. Carefully pour egg mixture over the bread mixture. Cover dish with plastic wrap and chill for 2 to 24 hours.
- Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Remove plastic wrap and cover dish with foil. Bake for 25 minutes. Uncover and bake about 25 minutes more or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean, and topping is puffed and golden brown. Let stand for 10 minutes before serving. Serve warm with blueberry-flavor or maple syrup.