Praline-Pecan French Toast Recipe

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The Twist: A short-order breakfast special gets an easy hands-off finish in the oven. One online reviewer claims that this Praline-Pecan French Toast recipe is, "sinfully delicious."

Hands On Time:
20 mins
Additional Time:
8 hrs 35 mins
Total Time:
8 hrs 55 mins
Yield:
8 to 10 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 (16-oz.) French bread loaf

  • 1 cup firmly packed light brown sugar

  • 1/3 cup butter, melted

  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup

  • 3/4 cup chopped pecans

  • 4 large eggs, lightly beaten

  • 1 cup 2% reduced-fat milk

  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

  1. Cut 10 (1-inch-thick) slices of bread. Reserve remaining bread for another use.

  2. Stir together brown sugar and next 2 ingredients; pour into a lightly greased 13- x 9-inch baking dish. Sprinkle with chopped pecans.

  3. Whisk together eggs and next 4 ingredients. Arrange bread slices over pecans; pour egg mixture over bread. Cover and chill 8 hours.

  4. Preheat oven to 350°. Bake bread 35 to 37 minutes or until golden brown. Serve immediately.

    Praline-Pecan French Toast
    Jennifer Davick; Styling: Lydia Degaris Pursell
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