Remove and discard crust from bread. Cut bread into cubes. Toss lightly with cream cheese. Place in a greased 13x9x2 inch baking pan. In large mixing bowl, beat eggs. Add milk, maple syrup and salt. Mix well pour over bread mixture. Cover and refrigerate 8 hours or overnight. Remove from refrigerator 30 minutes before baking. Bake uncovered at 375F 40-45 minutes or until a knife in the center comes out clean. Let stand 5 minutes before cutting.
Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana