Excerpted from Taste of Home Recipes Across America: 735 of the Best Recipes from Across the Nation
By Taste of Home
Every summer I pick fresh blueberries and freeze them with this family favorite in mind. It’s a great way to recapture the warmth of past summer days on chilly Midwestern mornings.
— Marie Herr, Berea, Ohio
Blueberry French Toast Cobbler
Prep: 20 min. + Chilling
Bake: 30 Min.
Makes: 6-8 servings
½ cup milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
¼ teaspoon baking powder
10 slices day-old French bread (¾ inch thick)
4½ cups unsweetened frozen blueberries
½ cup sugar
2 tablespoons butter, melted
1 teaspoon cornstarch
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 tablespoon butter, softened
1. In a large bowl, beat the eggs, milk, vanilla and baking powder until smooth. Pour into a large shallow baking dish. Add bread slices, turning once to coat. Cover and chill for 8 hours or overnight.
2. In a large bowl, combine the blueberries, sugar, melted butter, cornstarch and cinnamon. Pour into a greased 13×9-in. baking dish. Cover and chill 8 hours or overnight.
3. Remove both pans from the refrigerator 30 minutes before baking. Place prepared bread on top of blueberry mixture. Spread softened butter on top.
4. Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 30-35 minutes or until toast is golden brown and blueberries are bubbly.
About Catherine Cassidy, Taste of Home Editor-in-Chief.
Catherine M. Cassidy is Editor-in-Chief of Taste of Home. She is responsible for driving editorial direction and product strategy across the brand’s media platforms. They include Taste of Home, the number one food and entertaining magazine in the world; TasteofHome.com; social media; special interest publications; and cookbooks. She also is responsible for editorial direction for the magazines Simple & Delicious and Healthy Cooking and Enthusiast Brands Birds and Blooms, Country, Country Woman, Farm and Ranch Living, and Reminisce.
Cassidy has toured the country as the face of Taste of Home for national and local TV, radio, and newspaper interviews in support of the best-selling Taste of Home products, including its cookbooks.
Prior to joining Taste of Home, Cassidy served as Editor-in-Chief of Prevention magazine, the nation’s largest health publication, at Rodale, Inc. Cassidy joined Rodale in 1986 as an associate editor in the book division, and was later named Executive Editor of Rodale’s Custom Publishing division. She started her career at Runner’s World and Fit magazines in Mountain View, California. Cassidy lives in Mequon, Wisconsin, with her husband and two daughters.
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