Prepare the night before then bake in the morning and enjoy for a leisurely brunch.
Combine brown sugar, cinnamon and melted margarine.
Sprinkle 1/3 of mixture evenly in bottom of 9”x13” (3.5 L) baking dish.
Cover with 6 slices of bread. Sprinkle another 1/3 of sugar mixture over bread and scatter berries on top.
Place remaining bread on fruit.
Sprinkle with remaining sugar mixture.
Beat eggs, milk and salt together.
Pour evenly over bread. Press down lightly to cover bread with liquid.
Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight, or let stand at room temperature for 2 hours.
Bake, uncovered, at 350oF (180oC) for 40 to 45 minutes, or until puffed and golden. Serve warm.
· Substitute raspberries or chopped apples for the blueberries.
· Serve with maple syrup and a sprinkling of icing sugar.