4 cups country French bread, cut into 3/4 inch cubes
6 oz. cream cheese, cut into 1/2 inch cubes
3 eggs (we use local farm fresh eggs from free range chickens)
1/2 cup half & half
1/8 cup real maple syrup
3 Tablespoons butter, melted
Layer 1/2 cubes in bottom of 1 quart buttered casserole dish.
Scatter cream cheese cubes evenly over bread cubes.
Cover with remaining bread cubes.
Mix eggs, half & half, maple syrup, and melted butter.
Drizzle over bread/cream cheese mixture.
Cover and refrigerate overnight.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Bake uncovered for 45-50 minutes, until top cubes are golden brown.
Serve with berry sauce and maple syrup.