Cut 1 (8 ounce) loaf French bread diagonally into eight 1 1/2-inch thick
slices. Cut a 2-inch-long slit 1 inch deep in top of each slice to form a pocket.
Divide 1 cup fresh blueberries into 8 portions; fill pockets with berries.
Whisk together 2 cups milk, 3 large eggs, 1/4 cup sugar and 1/4 teaspoon
vanilla extract in large bowl.
Combine 1/4 cup sugar and 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
in cup. Set both aside.
Soak bread slices in egg mixture 30 seconds to 1 minute.
Meanwhile, melt 1 tablespoon butter or margarine in large nonstick skillet
over medium heat.
Cook 4 bread slices until golden, turning once, 4 to 5 minutes.
Transfer to platter; cover and keep warm. Wipe skillet.
Repeat process with
another 1 tablespoon butter and remaining bread.
Transfer French roast to 4
serving plates; sprinkle tops with cinnamon-sugar.
Serve with maple syrup, if
Posted by Gayle at Recipe Goldmine 7/25/2001 9:36 pm
Source: Ladies Home Journal March 1998 - Disney's Wilderness Lodge, Orlando,