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Praline French Toast

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35 Min

Our version of French toast is like having dessert for breakfast! A rich brown sugar glaze with crunchy pecans tops off buttery bread for a breakfast that'll have everybody singing, 'OOH IT'S SO GOOD!!'

What You'll Need

  • 8 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 1/2 cups half-and-half
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 8 (1-inch-thick) slices French bread
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1 (2-ounce) package chopped pecans (3/4 cup)

What to Do

  1. Combine first 4 ingredients in a large bowl, stirring with a wire whisk until blended. Pour 1 cup egg mixture into a greased 9- x 13-inch baking dish, place bread in dish; pour remaining egg mixture over bread. Cover and chill 8 hours.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Combine butter, brown sugar, maple syrup, and pecans in a microwave-safe bowl. Cover with plastic wrap, and microwave at HIGH setting 30 seconds. Pour over bread.
  3. Bake, uncovered, 30 minutes or until set and golden.



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Nutritional InformationShow More

Servings Per Recipe: 8

  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Calories 606
  • Calories from Fat 250
  • Total Fat 28g 43 %
  • Saturated Fat 13g 64 %
  • Trans Fat 0.5g 0 %
  • Protein 16g 32 %
  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Cholesterol 233mg 78 %
  • Sodium 528mg 22 %
  • Total Carbohydrates 75g 25 %
  • Dietary Fiber 2.2g 9 %
  • Sugars 36g 0 %

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Cant please everyone. Great fast breakfast, especially christmas. My family loves it.

I have been a fan of praline candy for many years, but this recipte did not work. It is more a bread pudding....not french toast. The egg-bread should be fried in a pan with melted butter to be a true french toast. Please make note and change your recipe accordingly.

Why do I feel like there is something missing from this recipe? It looks good, as far as she took it but, the oven recipe sort of 'drops off.'


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