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Pecan French Toast

Rated as 4.64 out of 5 Stars

"An easy breakfast to serve when you have overnight guests! Serve with syrup, butter and fresh fruit."
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Ingredients

1 d 40 m servings 537 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. In a large bowl, beat together eggs, orange juice, milk, sugar, nutmeg and vanilla extract. Place bread slices in a tightly spaced single layer in the bottom of a flat dish or baking pan. Pour milk mixture over bread, cover and refrigerate overnight, turning once.
  2. When ready to cook, preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  3. Coat a jelly roll pan or rimmed baking sheet evenly with the melted butter. Arrange soaked bread slices in a single layer on pan. Sprinkle evenly with orange peel and pecans.
  4. Bake in preheated oven until golden, 20 to 25 minutes. Check slices during last 10 minutes of baking time to avoid burning.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 537 calories; 32.7 g fat; 49.3 g carbohydrates; 13.7 g protein; 228 mg cholesterol; 519 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I served this as one of the dishes for a Sunday brunch this morning for 8 guests, and it was a success. I used skim milk, substituted Splenda for the sugar and cinnamon for the nutmeg, and spra...

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This was a bit too bland. I made itr for Christmas brunch.....I did like the crispy texture however....I would recommend using a bit more spice such as cinnamon....probably personal preference

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This was a bit too bland. I made itr for Christmas brunch.....I did like the crispy texture however....I would recommend using a bit more spice such as cinnamon....probably personal preference

I served this as one of the dishes for a Sunday brunch this morning for 8 guests, and it was a success. I used skim milk, substituted Splenda for the sugar and cinnamon for the nutmeg, and spra...

Very good for low fat. I used cooking spray instead of butter to grease the pan and it still tasted fantastic.

easily the best french toast i've made yet - rewarding, unique, and not terribly difficult. i took the advice of a previous reviewer and added more cinammon and nutmeg - also used brown sugar i...

I dont usually comment on recipes, but I couldnt help myself this time. This recipe is truly outstanding! It was very easy to make, and eventhough I didn't have any nutmeg and didnt add any oran...

This was my first attempt at baked french toast and I thought it was delicious, especially considering it's somewhat "healthier" than many of the other recipes I looked at. None of the others I...

Makes a classy brunch for family or friends, it was a big hit. I used fresh Vienna bread from our local bakery, and made it the same morning - slice your bread a little thinner and it still tas...

This recipe was delicious and very easy! I sliced the bread a little thicker using the full 1# loaf which exactly fit into a 9" x 13" pan to soak it overnight and it worked fine. The only thing ...

I used pep. farm cinnamon raisin bread and it worked great! I also added 1 tsp cinnamon and had no orange zest. It came out fantastic.