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Pecan French Toast

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. + standing Bake: 30 min.

Makes

2 servings

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
Pecan French Toast Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 2 large eggs
  • 2/3 cup 2% milk
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 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 slices: 577 calories, 30g fat (11g saturated fat), 249mg cholesterol, 666mg sodium, 65g carbohydrate (37g sugars, 3g fiber), 14g protein.

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