Blueberry Strata

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Blueberries, cream cheese,and bread bake in a creamy custard to create the best breakfast ever!

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Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs
Additional Time:
8 hrs
Total Time:
9 hrs 20 mins
Servings:
16
Yield:
1 - 9x13 inch strata

Ingredients

Strata:

  • cooking spray

  • 1 loaf French bread, cubed

  • 1 ½ cups blueberries

  • 2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, cut into 1/2-inch cubes

  • 12 eggs

  • cup maple syrup

  • 2 cups milk

Blueberry Syrup:

  • 1 ½ cups white sugar

  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch

  • 1 ½ cups water

  • 1 ½ cups fresh blueberries

  • 1 ½ tablespoons butter

Directions

  1. Coat a 9x13 inch baking dish with cooking spray. Place 1/2 of the bread cubes in dish; top with 1 1/2 cups blueberries. Scatter cream cheese over berries. Cover with remaining bread cubes. In a mixing bowl, whisk together eggs, maple syrup, and milk. Pour egg mixture over bread in pan. Cover, and chill overnight.

  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  3. Bake strata, covered, for 30 minutes. Remove cover, and bake for an additional 30 minutes.

  4. While the strata is baking, prepare the blueberry syrup. Combine sugar, cornstarch, and water in a saucepan. Bring mixture to a boil over high heat; cook for 5 minutes. Pour in remaining 1 1/2 cups blueberries; continue cooking for 10 minutes. Remove from heat, and stir in butter. Serve warm over slices of the strata.

Cook's Note

If using frozen blueberries, drain before adding to strata.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

369 Calories
16g Fat
47g Carbs
11g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 16
Calories 369
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 16g 20%
Saturated Fat 9g 43%
Cholesterol 176mg 59%
Sodium 342mg 15%
Total Carbohydrate 47g 17%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Total Sugars 28g
Protein 11g
Vitamin C 3mg 14%
Calcium 98mg 8%
Iron 2mg 12%
Potassium 201mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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