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This blueberry French toast recipe uses fat free cream cheese and egg substitute along with plump tasty blueberries for a French toast that is very low in fat, reduced in calories, creamy and fruit-fabulous! The blueberry sauce piles on the finishing touch, using just water, sugar, blueberries and cornstarch.

French Toast

Recipe Ingredients

12 slices day-old bread, crusts removed
2 8-oz packages fat-free cream cheese
1 cup  fresh or frozen blueberries
1-1/2 cup liquid egg substitute
2 cups  skim milk
1/3 cup pure maple syrup

Sauce:
1 cup sugar
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1 cup water
1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries


Recipe Directions

Cut bread into 1-inch cubes; place half in a 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking dish coated with nonstick cooking spray. Cut cream cheese into 1-inch cubes; place over bread. Top with blueberries and remaining bread.

In a large bowl, combine egg substitute, milk and syrup; mix well. Pour over bread mixture. Cover and chill eight hours or overnight.

Remove from refrigerator 30 minutes before baking. Cover and bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes. Uncover; bake 25 to 30 minutes longer or until golden brown and the center is set.

Make the Sauce

In a saucepan, combine sugar and cornstarch; add water. Bring to a boil over medium heat; boil for three minutes, stirring constantly. Stir in blueberries; reduce heat. Simmer for eight to ten minutes or until berries have burst. Serve over French toast.

Nutrition information per 1/8 recipe:

Yield: 8 servings
Calories: 360; Total Fat: 3g; Cholesterol: 17mg; Carbohydrates: 67g; Protein: 20g; Sodium: 681mg

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