Prep 15 mins
Cook 45 mins
This is great for a breakfast on Christmas morning or any other morning that you want to serve something special. You will just love it!
- 1 loaf French bread
- 2 cups milk
- 1 dozen egg
- 4 tablespoons sugar
- 1⁄2 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
- 8 ounces cream cheese
- powdered sugar
- Tear or cut bread into bite sized pieces. Mix all remaining ingredients except the cream cheese together and pour over the bread. Stuff randomly with chunks of the cream cheese. Refrigerate overnight and bake at 350* for 45-60 minutes.
- Dust with powdered sugar and serve with assorted warm syrups.
Instead of the French Bread we used Blueberry and Strawberry bagels tore into small bite size pieces. We put almost 2 pkgs into the 9x13 pan (it was heaping). We added a little syrup to the egg mixture then put it in the frig overnight. Needed to cook 10-15 minutes longer (may have been because of quantity of bagels used). Our version did not have enough cream cheese I would have put 1 pkg (cubed) in the middle then put more bagels on top of it then poured the egg mixture then added another pkg of cream cheese, cubed. Excellent! Super Easy to make. We also had mashed strawberries for the topping. I wonder how this would taste with a blueberry pie filling in the middle with the cream cheese??
Did not turn out as I expected. The bread was still very soggy, even after following the instructions AND leaving it in longer. Perhaps if a pan size was given, it might have been different. I ended up using a 9