Blueberry Strata
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prep time
20 mins
total time
805 mins
Makes 12 servings, 1/12 recipe (168 g) each.

what you need

12 slices
 challah (egg bread), cut into 1/2-inch cubes (about 8 cups)
2 cups
fresh or frozen blueberries, divided
1 pkg.
(250 g) Philadelphia Brick Cream Cheese, cut into 1/4-inch cubes
2-1/2 cups
2 tsp.
 ground cinnamon
1 cup
 maple syrup, divided
1/4 cup
packed brown sugar

make it

  1. Spread half the bread cubes onto bottom of 13x9-inch baking dish sprayed with cooking spray; cover with 1 cup blueberries, cream cheese and remaining bread.
  2. Whisk eggs, milk and cinnamon in medium bowl until well blended. Add 1/3 cup syrup and sugar; mix well. Pour over bread. Refrigerate 12 hours or overnight.
  3. Heat oven to 350ºF. Bake strata, covered, 1 hour to 1 hour 5 min. or until centre is set and top is lightly browned, uncovering after 30 min.
  4. Bring remaining syrup and blueberries to boil in saucepan, stirring constantly; simmer on medium-low heat 1 min., stirring constantly. Serve over individual servings of strata.

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