Prepare 9x13 baking dish with cooking spray.
Tear French bread into chunks. Place half in bottom of dish.
Sprinkle on 1 cup frozen or fresh blueberries, 1/2 to 1 cup whole cranberries.
Cube 8 oz. cream cheese and sprinkle over bread and berries.
Top with remaining bread cubes.
Whisk 8 large eggs, 1 cup milk, 1/2 cup maple syrup.
Pour over bread mixture.
Cover with foil and refrigerate overnight.
Bake covered at 350 for 1/2 hour; uncovered for last 1/2 hour.
Combine 1 cup sugar (refined or brown), 2 Tbs. corn starch.
Add 1 cup water and cook until thickened.
Add 1/2 cup blueberries.
Serve over warm French toast, with breakfast patty, and fresh fruit. Enjoy!