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French Toast with Blueberry Topping

Course Breakfast, Brunch
Cuisine American
Keyword French Toast Recipe, Thick French Toast
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4

Ingredients

For The French Toast

  • 1 loaf Challah bread, cut into 4 thick slices, 2-3 inches thick
  • 16 oz vanilla real dairy creamer
  • 4 eggs
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • Optional: powdered sugar

For The Blueberry Topping

  • 2 cups fresh blueberries
  • cup sugar
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • ¼ cup water
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • 2 tbsp water

Instructions

For Blueberry Topping:

  1. In a small saucepan add blueberries, sugar, lemon juice, and water.

  2. Cook over medium heat until boiling, then continue cooking until blueberries start bursting, stirring continually.

  3. Mix 1 tbsp of cornstarch with 2 tsp of water in a small bowl and add to blueberries. Stir until thickened. Set aside and let cool.

For the French Toast:

  1. Preheat oven to 350° and lightly spray a baking sheet with a non stick spray. Set aside.

  2. Cut the ends off the loaf of bread, then cut bread into 4 large pieces, about 2-3 inches thick.

  3. Whisk coffee creamer and eggs together until creamy.

  4. Dip each side of bread into egg mixture and let bread soak in it for a bit.

  5. Place prepared bread on plate (or directly into buttered griddle or pan).

  6. Butter a griddle or large frying pan, add bread and pour remaining egg mixture over the top of each slice of bread.

  7. Cook for approximately 2 minutes then turn over and cook the other side for about 2 minutes.

  8. Place bread on baking sheet and bake for 10-12 minutes until custard is thoroughly cooked.

  9. Place one slice of French toast on a serving plate, dust with powdered sugar, top with blueberry topping followed by whipped cream or a scoop of vanilla ice cream, optional.