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Butter Pecan French Toast Recipe

Butter Pecan French Toast Recipe

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. YIELD: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


  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

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

Reviews for Butter Pecan French Toast

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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."

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!"

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."

Reviewed May. 7, 2011

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

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!"

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."

Reviewed Jan. 9, 2011

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

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"

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."

Reviewed Oct. 27, 2010

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

Reviewed Oct. 23, 2010

"This is also very very good with Vanilla Caramel nondairy creamer. We like this recipe a lot. My husband is the breakfast maker and it is one of his favorites."

Reviewed Oct. 12, 2010

"LOVE IT! I couldn't find the butter pecan creamer either, so I used the French vanilla and added a splash of butter rum schnapps. This will definitely become one of our favorite decadent lazy weekend brunch favorites. Thanks for sharing!"

Reviewed Oct. 10, 2010

"We have "breakfast for dinner" once a week and tonite I prepared this French toast recipe. We loved it and will definitely have again. Served with sausage and fresh fruit for a complete meal."

Reviewed Sep. 27, 2010

"This was a pretty good! I used the hazelnut creamer since I couldn't find the pecan, and left everything else the same. Overall I would say it has a 4-star taste...the 5th is for simplicity and versatility."

Reviewed Aug. 31, 2010

"I made this on a houseboat at Lake Shasta a week ago, for my 2 gf. We all loved it. I left off the pecans and powdered sugar."

Reviewed Jan. 29, 2010

"Excellent, great for my husband that is lactose intollerant. I always make extra and freeze the left overs for a quick and easy breakfast to pop in the toaster."

Reviewed Dec. 7, 2009

"This was so easy to prepare and my family loves it. I have shared the recipe with several friends and they have enjoyed it also. I tried different flavored creamers for a change to great success."

Reviewed Oct. 18, 2009

"Loved it! Had to use hazelnut creamer. I couldn't find the pecan. 1/2 of the sugar and pecans would be plenty."

Reviewed Aug. 31, 2009 Edited Jul. 7, 2010

"I made this recipe this weekend. I had to substitute cinnamon bun creamer but it was still easy and yummy! We loved it!"

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