Liberty Hill Blueberry French Toast: Breakfast-Brunch
Prep time:20 minutes
Italian Bread (large loaf)
1 1/2 cups half and half
1 1/2 cups milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 teaspoon lemon oil
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 stick butter
1 cup dark brown sugar
1 1/2 cups blueberries
Butter a 13 x 9 pyrex baking dish and slice Italian bread 3/4" to 1" thick. Arrange bread slices in baking dish.
Mix eggs, vanilla, milk, half and half, lemon oil, cinnamon and nutmeg in large bowl. Pour over bread, cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight.
NEXT MORNING: Liberally sprinkle blueberries on top of bread; Mix butter and brown sugar with pastry blender or fork and sprinkle topping over fruit and bread dish.
Bake at 40 minutes at 350 degrees. Dust with confectioner's sugar and serve warm.