Caramel Pecan French Toast

  • Yield: 6 servings

"This Caramel Pecan French Toast is simple and easy to make the night before."


1/2cup butter, melted
1/2cup maple syrup
1teaspoon vanilla extract
1loaf French bread, cut into 1-inch-thick slices
3 eggs, beaten
2/3cup whole milk
1/4teaspoon salt
1/4teaspoon black pepper
3/4cup chopped pecans


  1. Combine the butter, syrup, and vanilla. Pour into a 13 x 9-inch baking dish. Place the bread, in a single layer, over the syrup mixture. Whisk together the eggs, milk, salt, and pepper, and pour over the bread. Sprinkle the pecans on top. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight.
  2. Preheat oven to 350F. Uncover the dish, and bake for 1 hour.

Recipe by Mary Bishop, North Platte, Neb.