Butter Pecan French Toast Recipe
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Butter Pecan French Toast Recipe

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Flavored coffee creamer is the secret ingredient in this oh-so-fast-and-easy breakfast treat the whole family will go for. “I sometimes substitute French-vanilla or caramel creamer, and add a little nutmeg and cinnamon to the eggs.” Cathy Hall - Phoenix, Arizona
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:3 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 3 servings


  • 1 teaspoon plus 1 tablespoon butter, divided
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup refrigerated Southern butter pecan nondairy creamer
  • 6 slices French bread (1 inch thick)
  • 1/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Maple syrup, optional

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 453 calories, 26g fat (7g saturated fat), 111mg cholesterol, 373mg sodium, 50g carbohydrate (22g sugars, 3g fiber), 9g protein .


  1. In a small skillet, melt 1 teaspoon butter over medium heat. Add pecans; cook and stir for 3 minutes or until toasted.
  2. In a shallow bowl, whisk eggs and creamer. Dip bread slices in egg mixture.
  3. In a large skillet, melt remaining butter over medium heat. Cook bread for 2-3 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Sprinkle with pecans, confectioners' sugar and cinnamon. Serve with maple syrup if desired. Yield: 3 servings.
Originally published as Butter Pecan French Toast in Simple & Delicious September/October 2009, p35

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goofy211 106926
Reviewed Jun. 6, 2014

"This is very good. Made it for family and now they are making it. Gives the basic french toast a new flavor."

vbag 166572
Reviewed Mar. 2, 2014

"I love butter pecan, and I love French toast, but the two of these together were a little too sweet for me. My kids liked it though!"

minnie 101350
Reviewed Jul. 8, 2011

"This is just WONDERFUL!! An All time family favorite, I was skeptical of using the creamer since I don't like those non dairy creamers but in this recipe its great. Must try if you like french toast."

rnkris 185553
Reviewed May. 7, 2011

"I used a Vanilla Caramel creamer and it was so delicious! Will definitely make this again."

Morinstoltz 115842
Reviewed Apr. 25, 2011

"This tastes sooo good. I use all different flavors of creamer to add variety. If you don't have pecans; it still tastes wonderful! Quick, easy and yummy!"

jeepyj 102097
Reviewed Feb. 27, 2011

"I can't wait to try this I always buy the non dairy creamers for when my family visits and end up with left over creamers it sounds like a great way to use it up."

LaFrenierM 185704
Reviewed Jan. 9, 2011

"We loved it! Can't wait to experiment w/ other creamers! :)"

barb_gordon56 117897
Reviewed Dec. 28, 2010

"Delicious. My husband had always claimed my french toast was the best he had ever had until we tried this recipe. This has become not just his new favorite but mine as well. Thanks"

mardil 115841
Reviewed Oct. 31, 2010

"This is one of the best french toast recipes I have ever made. I made a double batch and froze half. My kids love to microwave about 20 seconds and then pop in the toaster. Will be a staple in my freezer year round."

gail de rosa 102096
Reviewed Oct. 27, 2010

"excellent for breakfast made it with my home made loaf of thick sliced italian bread"

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