Made this for brunch this morning and it's a goodie! I cut the recipe in half and used all blueberries, because I had a lot of them. Used stale bread heels of varying whole grain breads that were hanging around in the fridge--Came out GREAT! It still made enough to feed 4 people even with the reciped halved. Served with sausage patties--what a tastey brunch! Easy and delicious--definitely recommend.
I've cooked this recipe for years and everyone loves it. You can suit it to your needs (less or more berries, sugar) but try it at least once! It will quickly become a family favorite.
I'll be making this again. The blueberries, cinnamon and crunchy top set it apart from other recipes. I only used the 2 cups of blueberries, and used 1/2 cup of brown sugar and 2 tsp cornstarch instead of 6 cups berries, 3/4 cup white sugar and 1 Tbsp cornstarch b/c that's what I had on hand. It was not runny or too sweet, though I see how with 6 cups of berries it would be. Great blueberry flavor and it just needs some sausage patties to complete the meal.
This recipe is a family favorite. Instead of french bread, we use a cinnamon raisin bread. We also cut the sugar in half. Never use strawberries in this recipe, however, or it will turn out runny. Any combination of raspberries, blackberries, and blueberries seems to work.
I think this is delicous! Perfect for a fancy brunch. I did use 2 eggs and 3 egg whites, because I thought it was a little tough the first time I made it with only the 1 egg. It's a great way to get to eat fruit in the winter!
My husband and I thought this was wonderful, and the way I tweaked the recipe, it had a beautiful presentation, so would be impressive for company. We did not think it was too sweet, but I subbed half of the sugar with splenda, so don't know if that cut the sweetness a bit, I used 2C of all berries, baked for 25 min at 375 then 10 more at 425 for a crunchy crust on the top, and served it with a dallop of whipped cream. Excellent!
YUMMY...we had this for Christmas breakfast..it was great..it IS a little runny but we liked it that way and it is a little sweet..will reduce the sugar by 1/4 cup next time and try that...DEFINITELY a keeper! Served with sausage links...YUM.