Baked Pecan French Toast
|Milk||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Sugar||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Ground cinnamon||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Vanilla extract||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Texas style bread slices||6 (Any 1 inch thick bread)|
|Chopped pecans||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Melted butter||2 Tablespoon|
1)Place the eggs, milk, sugar, cinnamon and vanilla in a medium mixing bowl and whisk to combine.
2)Spray the bottom of a 9x13 glass casserole dish with non-stick cooking spray.
3)Place the bread slices in a single layer in the dish.
4)Pour the egg mixture over the bread, distributing it evenly.
5)Turn the bread slices once.
6)Cover the dish with plastic wrap and place in the refrigerator overnight.
7)The next morning, preheat the oven to 425 degrees.
8)Remove the dish from the refrigerator and remove the plastic wrap.
9)Drizzle the bread slices with melted butter.
10)Bake for 10 minutes.
11)Remove from oven and sprinkle pecans onto bread.
12)Bake for another 10 to 15 minutes, or until bread slices puff up and pecans are deep brown but not burned.
13)Serve warm with maple syrup.
Calories 611 Calories from Fat 287
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 33 g50.6%
Saturated Fat 9.8 g48.9%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 311 mg103.7%
Sodium 484.5 mg20.2%
Total Carbohydrates 64 g21.4%
Dietary Fiber 4 g16.2%
Sugars 24 g
Protein 21 g41.3%
Vitamin A 13.3% Vitamin C 0.37%
Calcium 22.1% Iron 21.8%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet