Baked Pecan French Toast

Steps on how to prepare a Baked Pecan French Toast recipe

Time

35 minutes

Servings

1

Calories

1046.0

    Ingredients

  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg or 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 loaf French bread, cut into 12 1 inch slices (8 ounces)
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • vegetable oil cooking spray or melted butter
  • maple syrup

    How to make it

  1. 1. STEP

    Place the eggs, milk, sugar, nutmeg or cinnamon and vanilla in a medium mixing bowl and whisk to combine.

  2. 2. STEP

    Mist the bottom of a 12 by 8-inch glass casserole with vegetable oil spray or brush with melted butter.

  3. 3. STEP

    Place the bread slices in a single layer in the pan.

  4. 4. STEP

    Pour the egg mixture over the bread, distributing it evenly.

  5. 5. STEP

    Turn the bread slices once.

  6. 6. STEP

    Cover the pan with plastic wrap and place in the refrigerator overnight.

  7. 7. STEP

    The next morning, preheat the oven to 425 degrees.

  8. 8. STEP

    Remove the pan from the refrigerator and remove the plastic wrap.

  9. 9. STEP

    Sprinkle the bread slices with pecans and drizzle with melted butter.

  10. 10. STEP

    Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, or until bread slices puff up and pecans are deep brown but not burned.

  11. 11. STEP

    Serve warm with maple syrup.

  12. 12. STEP

    Instead of a cup of milk, use 2/3 cup orange juice and 1/3 cup of the milk.

  13. 13. STEP

    You can vary this further by adding a little grated orange zest with the pecans before baking.

    Ingredients

  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg or 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 loaf French bread, cut into 12 1 inch slices (8 ounces)
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • vegetable oil cooking spray or melted butter
  • maple syrup

    Tags

    FRUIT

    NUTS

    HEALTHY

    BRUNCH

    < 60 MINS

    OVEN

    REFRIGERATOR

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