Thursday, June 14, 2012

Blueberry Strata


When I saw the original recipe for this
Overnight Blueberry Strata at Kraft Kitchens
I immediately added it to my must try list.


Ingredients
6 slices thick sliced bread, cut into 1/2-inch cubes (about 4 cups)
1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries, divided
1/2 pkg. (250g) cream cheese, cut into 1/4-inch cubes
4 eggs
1-1/4 cups milk
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1/2 cup maple syrup, divided
1/8 cup packed brown sugar


Spread half the bread cubes onto bottom of  8x11 baking dish
sprayed with cooking spray,
cover with 1/2 cup blueberries, cream cheese and remaining bread.


Whisk eggs, milk and cinnamon in medium bowl until well blended.
Add 3 Tbsp.  maple syrup and brown sugar; mix well.
Pour over bread.
Refrigerate 12 hours or overnight.


Heat oven to 350F.  Bake strata, covered, 1 hour
or until center is set and top is lightly browned,
uncovering after 30 minutes.


Bring remaining syrup and blueberries to boil in saucepan, stirring constantly;
simmer on medium-low heat 1 minute, stirring constantly.
Serve over individual servings of stata.
Serves:  4


This recipe did not disappoint.
It was delicious and my family loved it.
I will be adding it into my regular rotation of breakfast meals
but I will have to double the Blueberry sauce, it was so good.


~Finding the amazing in the simple~
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29 comments:

  1. okay, this seriously sounds delicious. thanks for sharing, and I will plan on making more of the blueberry sauce for all to enjoy :)
    Hope you are having a fabulous week!
    ♥ Susie

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  2. Susie - I am planning on making it again this weekend it was so good, of course this time with the extra sauce :)

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  3. How many times do you think I can say --- YUM! ? :)

    m.

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  4. oh wow I have never made this with fruit in it! Oh what a great idea! Thanks for your visit & this great tip! yum yum yum!

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  5. Oh this sounds soooooooooo good. I need to try this one. Hugs, Marty

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  6. This looks so delicious! I love blueberries this time of year.

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  7. Looks yummy! Thanks for visiting my blog! I am your newest follower! Hugs, Penny

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  8. Such a decadent and devilish dish Alana. I will be giving this recipe a shot. thanks for sharing another yummy recipe.

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  9. Sounds so good! I WILL try it soon. . .

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  10. What a special breakfast treat! I can almost smell it baking.

    Thanks for visiting my Faux Tablescape post and leaving the lovely comment.

    Debra

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  11. Wow, sounds and looks delish! I'm loving this and thanks for the recipe lovely lady. Thank you for such generous and sweet visit. I am back home with a FD's tablescape. I miss my little girls though.
    Enjoy your weekend.
    FABBY

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  12. I make a similar dish for Christmas morning. :)

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  13. Thanks for the wonderful comments!

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  14. I love everything just about with blueberries This sounds amazing.
    I will have to give this a try.
    Thank you for sharing.

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  15. Hi Alana, I have a couple of containers of blueberries in my frige that I need to use up. This sounds very yummy. I think it would make a great Fathers Day dessert. Thanks for sharing.
    Hugs,
    Jann

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  16. Hope you enjoy it as much as we did!

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  17. YUM! just so happens i am going blueberry picking today! perfecto!

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  18. Wow! I have never made a strata, but I think I might really want to now. It seems so easy! Thanks for linking up at Fantastic Thursday at Five Little Chefs. Hope to see you there next week!

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  19. Thank you everyone for your wonderful comments!

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  20. Wow, this looks delicious! I will have to try it soon as we have blueberries in season right now.

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  21. This looks absolutely AMAZING! So trying this some time soon!

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  22. Thanks Emily! Hope you enjoy it as much as we do :)

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  23. Thank you for joining me at Home Sweet Home!
    Sherry

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