Bread pudding for breakfast? Not really but today's recipe "Blueberry Morning Glory" from Brook Farm Inn (Lenox, MA) is reminiscent of bread pudding. Using Challah bread, eggs, and half & half this recipe is luscious. Add in some cream cheese, blueberries and maple syrup and it will indeed be a glorious way to start the morning!
Blueberry Morning Glory
- 1 challah or egg bread, with crust removed, ripped apart
- 1 8-oz. pkg cream cheese
- 2 cups blueberries
- 8 eggs
- 1/3 cup maple syrup
- ½ cup sugar
- 2 cups half & half
In a greased 13 x 9 corning or glass casserole dish, arrange half of the bread. Scatter the cream cheese over the bread. Scatter the blueberries over the cheese. Arrange the remaining bread on top.
In a separate bowl, mix together the eggs, sugar, syrup and half-& half. Pour carefully and evenly over the bread mixture.
Bake at 350 degrees about 1 hour. Serve with blueberry sauce.
Can be made the day before, refrigerated overnight, and baked the day you wish to serve it.
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 cup water
- 2 Tbsp cornstarch
- 1 cup blueberries
- 1 Tbsp butter
In a saucepan, mix together sugar, cornstarch and water. Cook over moderate heat for about 5 minutes, stirring constantly, until thickened.
Add blueberries and simmer about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until berries have burst. Add butter and stir until blended.
About Brook Farm Inn
There is poetry here! This romantic Victorian, one block from historic Lenox village, is centrally located to all the cultural and outdoor attractions of the Berkshires in Western Massachusetts. This is the perfect destination to enjoy culture and nature. Brook Farm Inn has a tradition of poetry and literature amid private gardens, with a heated outdoor pool in summer. In winter, wood burning fireplaces beckon. Friendly and helpful hosts prepare gourmet breakfasts, and afternoon tea with homemade scones is served every day in front of the library fireplace. Visit Tanglewood, the Norman Rockwell Museum, Hancock Shaker Village, Edith Wharton's home, or enjoy hiking, biking, antiquing, and skiing. The grace of yesterday combines with the convenience of today for the utmost in recreation, relaxation, and romance. Brook Farm Inn 15 Hawthorne Street Lenox, MA 01240 413-637-3013 800-285-7638