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Praline Pecan French Toast

Rated as 4.73 out of 5 Stars

"Great for Christmas morning!"
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8 h 45 m servings 460
Original recipe yields 8 servings


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  1. Mix half-and-half, eggs, vanilla, and 1 tablespoon dark brown sugar together in a large shallow bowl; add French bread. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate 8 hours to overnight.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  3. Place butter in a 9x13-inch casserole dish. Place casserole dish in the preheating oven to melt butter, about 5 minutes. Swirl butter over bottom of the dish.
  4. Spread brown sugar, maple syrup, and pecans over the melted butter. Arrange soaked bread atop pecan mixture.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven until French toast is cooked through, 30 to 35 minutes. Sprinkle with confectioners' sugar.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 460 calories; 23.9 50.2 12 218 320 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

I used sugar free syrup to cut the sugar and I cut the brown sugar by half. My husband gave it five stars!

Most helpful critical review

Tasty but WAY too much sugar!!!

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I used sugar free syrup to cut the sugar and I cut the brown sugar by half. My husband gave it five stars!

I recently made this for a family gathering for breakfast. I've made this twice; here are my recommendations: definitely soak the french bread slices individually in the egg mixture (someone els...

People went WILD for this recipe! I used an entire loaf of Pepperidge Farm Cinnamon Swirl bread (no raisins), and substituted buttermilk for the cream. I put it all in a Bundt pan for a prett...

Great recipe!

No need to soak overnight! Absolutely delicious! Used a leftover baguette & yum. Only soaked it about 20 minutes & poured the batter in with the bread & baked. Paired nicely with slices of can...

I won Mother's Day breakfast with this thing and my wife declared it our new Christmas morning breakfast tradition, supplanting our long standing tradition of making German Pancakes. I cannot be...

Made for a group outing for a weekend breakfast, everyone loved it. Now make in smaller serving for my hubby and myself for Sunday breakfast. Easy!!

This was excellent! I took this to a family gathering and the raves never ended. Older folks as well as the younger ones loved the dish. I served syrup on the side, but it wasn't needed at al...