Praline Pecan French Toast

Praline Pecan French Toast

by Victoria Elliott 1 year ago
4.2 (9)
35 minutes
464.7 kcal
63 g carbs
Description

A wonderful baked French toast prepared the night before and baked the next morning. This makes an excellent holiday breakfast! Serve with maple syrup or as is.

Ingredients
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 ½ cups half-and-half
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 (12 ounce) loaf French bread, sliced 1-inch thick
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • ¾ cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • ½ cup maple syrup
  • ¾ cup chopped toasted pecans
Directions
  1. 1. Grease a 9x13-inch baking dish.
  2. 2. Whisk eggs, half-and-half, 1 tablespoon brown sugar, and vanilla extract in a bowl until mixture is smooth and brown sugar has dissolved. Pour 1 cup egg mixture into prepared baking dish. Arrange slices of French bread into baking dish and pour remaining egg mixture evenly over bread. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  3. 3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  4. 4. Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat; mix 3/4 cup brown sugar and maple syrup into butter, stirring until smooth. Bring syrup to a boil, reduce heat to low, and simmer for 1 minute, stirring constantly. Stir pecans into syrup. Spoon pecan praline syrup evenly over French toast casserole.
  5. 5. Bake casserole in the preheated oven until set and golden brown, about 30 minutes.
Nutrition Facts
serving: 8 servings
calories: 464.7 kcal
carbohydrates: 63 g
protein: 12.1 g
saturated fat: 6.2 g
cholesterol: 160.1 mg
sodium: 365.9 mg
fiber: 2.1 g
sugar: 35.4 g