Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
Place the bread, apple, blueberries
in large mixing bowl. In separate bowl, combine the cream, eggs
, sugar, butter, brandy
, vanilla, cinnamon
and orange zest
until well incorporated. Pour the mixture over the bread and fruit, toss and let soak in the refrigerator for 1 hour.
a 9-by-13-inch baking dish
. Transfer the bread mixture to the pan, making sure the bread is submerged in the liquid. Cover with plastic wrap
, then aluminum foil and bake for 2 hours. Uncover and bake until the top is browned, 30 to 45 minutes more. Let cool before serving.