Caramel Pecan French Toast

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Caramel Pecan French Toast
Prep Time
4 hours
Cook Time
40 min
Yield
8 servings
Recipe by: David Craig, 2014 Your Best Recipe Contest Kid Friendly Finalist

This delicious Caramel Pecan French toast is a great make-ahead dish!

Ingredients

  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
  • 2 tablespoons light corn syrup 
  • 1 cup chopped pecans, divided
  • 12 slices Italian-style or any heart bread
  • 6 Eggland's Best Eggs (Large)
  • 2 cups milk 
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Caramel Sauce
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter
  • 1 tablespoon light corn syrup 

Nutrition

Serving Size
1 serving
Calories
560
Fat
34 g
Cholesterol
186 mg
Sodium
472 mg
Carbohydrates
57 g
Dietary Fiber
2 g
Protein
11 g
Preparation

In a small saucepan over medium heat, cook brown sugar, butter, and corn syrup until thickend. Stir Constantly. 

Pour sauce into a 9- x 13- inch baking dish and sprinkle with 1/2 cup pecans. 

Place 6 slices of bread in baking dish. Sprinkle with remaining pecans and cover with remaining bread slices. 

In a blender, combine eggs, milk, vanilla, cinnamon. Poour egg mixture evenly over bread. 

Cover and refrigerate for 4 hours or overnight. 

Preheat oven to 350 F. 

Bake french toast 40 to 45 minutes, or until egg mixture is firm and golden brown. 

Before serving, prepare caramel sauce recipe.

Caramel Sauce 

In a small sauce pan, combine Caramel Sauce ingredients.

Cook over low heat until thickened, stirring constantly. 

Drizzle on top of French toast and serve. 

Filed Under: Breakfast and Brunch, Dessert

Remember to always use Eggland's Best eggs in all of your recipes. Learn why it’s always the healthy choice.

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