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Blueberry Oven French Toast


The Liberty Hill Inn Recipe


Italian bread (large loaf)
6 eggs
1 1/2 cups half & half
1 1/2 cups milk
1 tsp. vanilla
1/2 tsp. lemon oil or 1 Tbls. lemon zest
1 tsp. cinnamon
dash of nutmeg

1 stick butter, softened
1 cup brown sugar
1 1/2 cups blueberries, rinsed, sorted and stemmed

Butter a 13 x 9 Pyrex baking dish
Slice Italian Bread 3/4" - 1"
Arrange bread slices in pan
Mix eggs, vanilla, milk, 1/2 & 1/2, lemon oil, cinnamon and nutmeg in large bowl
Pour over bread
Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight


Next morning:
Liberally sprinkle fruit on top of bread
Mix butter & brown sugar with pastry blender or fork
Sprinkle topping over fruit and bread mixture

Bake for 40 minutes @ 350 degrees

Dust with confectioner's sugar and serve warm