Mother's Day breakfast that children can prepare

- Recipes provided by Elizabeth Stone, founder of Silver Stone Events

Blueberry Pecan French Toast Casserole
Serves 6 – 8

Ingredients

  • 1 stick salted butter
  • 6 large eggs
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 3 cups half and half
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 10 slices bread, white, wheat or brioche
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • ½ cup pecans
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon

Directions

  1. Butter a 2 quart glass or ceramic baking dish. 
  2. In a mixing bowl, beat the eggs with the sugar until the sugar is mostly dissolved. 
  3. Stir in the half and half and vanilla. 
  4. Dip the slices of bread into the mixture and lay in the baking dish. 
  5. Place one layer of bread on the bottom of dish. 
  6. Sprinkle with ½ of the blueberries, pecans and cinnamon. 
  7. Top with the rest of the bread and sprinkle rest of blueberries, pecans and cinnamon. 
  8. Pour any remaining liquid into the casserole dish. 
  9. Let rest for 15 – 20 minutes. (can refrigerate overnight) 
  10. Preheat oven to 325 degrees. 
  11. Bake casserole until the bread is golden brown and puffed and the custard filling is set. 
  12. Bake approximately 45 minutes. 
  13. Serve warm with powdered sugar and maple syrup. 

Mini Cheesy Egg Muffins
Makes 8 medium muffins

  • 6 large eggs
  • ½ cup whole milk
  • Pinch of salt and pepper
  • 1/3 cup grated cheddar cheese
  • Pam Spray

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. 
  2. Spray a muffin pan with Pam or any food release spray. 
  3. Pour mixture into prepared muffin pan. 
  4. Fill each cup about ¾ full. 
  5. Bake for 12-to-15 minutes until egg mixture is set and is lightly browned. 
  6. Remove from muffin tin and serve warm. 

Maple Bacon
Serves 4 - 6

Ingredients

  • 12 slices thick cut bacon
  • 4 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. 
  2. Place bacon on a baking sheet in a single layer. 
  3. Bake the bacon for 12-to-15 minutes until it starts to brown. 
  4. Remove from oven and drizzle with maple syrup and sprinkle with brown sugar. 
  5. Return to oven for 5 minutes until bacon is crispy. 
  6. Serve warm. 

Fruit Kabobs
Makes approximately 8 kabobs

Ingredients

  • ½ cup cubed of each of the following fruits
  • Watermelon, honeydew, cantaloupe and pineapple
  • 8 strawberries
  • 8 6” wooden skewers

Directions

  1. Place one cube of each of the melons and pineapple on a skewer. 
  2. Place a strawberry on the tip of the skewer. 
  3. Serve chilled. 
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