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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.

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

French Toast

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

The Best Maple Syrup

We think, and so many agree, that the best justice you can do to your delicious home made goods is from products that are as pure as can be. That is why we're recommending Vermont Organic Maple Syrup - it's wonderful and most important of all, pure!

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