Pecan French Toast Recipe photo by Taste of Home
Total Time
Prep: 10 min. + standing Bake: 30 min.
Make-ahead convenience is a bonus with this yummy brunch dish. It couldn’t be easier to make, but it tastes like you worked all morning!—Cindy Fish, Summerfield, NC

Updated: Mar. 11, 2023

Pecan French Toast

Prep Time 10 min
Cook Time 30 min
Yield 2 servings.

Ingredients

  • 2 large eggs
  • 2/3 cup 2% milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 4 slices French bread (1 inch thick)
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter, cubed
  • 1 tablespoon corn syrup
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a bowl, whisk the eggs, milk, vanilla and salt; pour over bread. Let stand for 10 minutes, turning once. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, combine brown sugar, butter and corn syrup; cook over medium heat until thickened, 1-2 minutes. Pour into a greased 8-in. square baking dish; sprinkle with pecans. Top with bread. Bake, uncovered, until a thermometer reads 160°, 30-35 minutes. Invert onto a serving platter. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

2 pieces: 577 calories, 30g fat (11g saturated fat), 249mg cholesterol, 666mg sodium, 65g carbohydrate (37g sugars, 3g fiber), 14g protein.

Make-ahead convenience is a bonus with this yummy brunch dish. It couldn’t be easier to make, but it tastes like you worked all morning!—Cindy Fish, Summerfield, NC