Blueberry Strata

Blueberries, cream cheese, and bread bake in a creamy custard to create the best breakfast ever!


16 servings

Strata Ingredients

cooking spray
1 loaf French bread, cubed
1 1/2 cups blueberries
2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
12 eggs
1/3 cup maple syrup
2 cups milk

Blueberry Syrup Ingredients

1 1/2 cups granulated (white) sugar
3 tablespoons cornstarch
1 1/2 cups water
1 1/2 cups fresh blueberries
1 1/2 tablespoons butter


Coat a 13 x 9-inch baking dish with cooking spray. Place 1/2 of the bread cubes in dish; top with 1 1/2 cups blueberries. Scatter cream cheese over berries. Cover with remaining bread cubes. In a mixing bowl, whisk together eggs, maple syrup, and milk. Pour egg mixture over bread in pan. Cover, and chill overnight.

Preheat oven to 350°F (177°C).

Bake strata, covered, for 30 minutes. Remove cover, and bake for an additional 30 minutes.

While the strata is baking, prepare the blueberry syrup. Combine sugar, cornstarch, and water in a saucepan. Bring mixture to a boil over high heat; cook for 5 minutes. Pour in remaining 1 1/2 cups blueberries; continue cooking for 10 minutes. Remove from heat, and stir in butter. Serve warm over slices of the strata.

Estimated Time

Preparation Time: 20 + 15 minutes
Chill Time: Overnight
Bake Time: 1 hour

Additional Information

If using frozen blueberries, drain before adding to strata.

Nutritional Information

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 369; Total Fat: 15.8 g; Cholesterol: 195 mg; Sodium: 342 mg; Total Carbs: 46.9 g (Dietary Fiber: 1.3 g); Protein: 11.4 g

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