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Baked French Toast with Blueberry Sauce

The sponge-like nature of French toast gives it that “special occasion” feel, though why hold it back when it’s one of the easiest ways to get egg and bread together in the morning? Bring it on with a tangy blueberry sauce. —Debbie Johnson, Centertown, Missouri
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings (1 cup sauce)

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 cup 2% milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 8 slices Texas toast
  • BLUEBERRY SAUCE:
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1-1/2 cups fresh or frozen blueberries
  • 2 tablespoons thawed orange juice concentrate

Directions

  • Pour melted butter into a 15x10x1-in. baking pan; lift and tilt pan to coat bottom evenly. In a large shallow bowl, whisk the eggs, milk, vanilla and nutmeg. Dip both sides of Texas toast into egg mixture; place on prepared pan. Bake at 375° until lightly browned, 20-25 minutes.
  • For sauce, in a large saucepan, combine the sugar, cornstarch, cinnamon and cloves. Stir in blueberries and orange juice concentrate. Bring to a boil; cook and stir until thickened, about 2 minutes. Serve with French toast.
Nutrition Facts
2 slices French toast with 1/4 cup sauce: 481 calories, 20g fat (10g saturated fat), 225mg cholesterol, 549mg sodium, 63g carbohydrate (27g sugars, 3g fiber), 14g protein.

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