An Asheville, North Carolina Bed & Breakfast Inn

84 Oakland Road
Asheville, NC 28801

(828) 252-6433

Blueberry Strata

December 12th, 2012 by North Lodge

Enjoy this Blueberry Strata recipe from the kitchen of North Lodge on Oakland bed and breakfast in Asheville, NC.

  • 15 Slices of bread cut into 1″ cubes
  • 1 lb Cream cheese cut into 1″ cubes
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 12 eggs
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 tbs vanilla

Spray 9×13 inch glass dish

Place ½ of the bread cubes in the bottom of the dish

Top with cream cheese and 1 cup blueberries. Arrange remaining bread cubes on top of blueberries.

In large bowl, whisk eggs, syrup, milk and vanilla. Pour over bread. Press so all is covered with egg.

Cover with foil, which has been sprayed with Pam and chill over night in the refrigerator. Could be baked right away but not as good.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Bake 30 minutes with foil on then uncover and bake for an additional 30 minutes or until puffed and lightly brown.

SERVES 12

SAUCE

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2tbs cornstarch
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 1tbs butter

In small saucepan stir sugar, water and cornstarch over medium heat stirring until thickened. Stir in blueberries and simmer until berries burst (5 minutes).

Add butter and stir until melted. Spoon Strata onto plate and top with sauce.

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