HEAT oven to 350ºF.
COMBINE bread and blueberries in 13x9-inch baking dish sprayed with cooking spray.
BEAT cream cheese in medium bowl with mixer until creamy. Add eggs, sugar, cinnamon and vanilla; mix well. Gradually beat in 1-1/2 cups milk until blended; pour over bread mixture. Sprinkle with nuts; cover.
BAKE 50 to 55 min. or until knife inserted in center comes out clean, uncovering after 30 min.
BEAT remaining milk, dry pudding mix and almond extract in microwaveable bowl with whisk 2 min. Microwave on HIGH 1-1/2 min., stirring after 1 min. Spoon over individual servings of brunch bake.