Cinnamon Pecan Overnight French Toast Casserole
Cinnamon Pecan Overnight French Toast Casserole is an easy but impressive brunch recipe served with maple syrup. It's perfect for the holidays or a special weekend breakfast.
- 1 loaf of stale French bread (not the crusty kind)
- 5 eggs
- 2/3 c. half and half
- 2 tsp. vanilla
- 1 tsp. cinnamon
- 1/4 tsp. ground nutmeg
- 1/3 c. chopped pecans
Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs, half and half, vanilla, cinnamon and nutmeg.
Cut the loaf of French bread into 1 inch thick slices. Dunk each piece of bread in the egg mixture.
Arrange the pieces of soaked bread in a sprayed 9"x13" pan. Pour the remaining egg mixture over the slices of bread and cover.
Refrigerate covered for 4-12 hours. Pull back the cover and top with the chopped pecans. Return the cover.
Bake at 350° for 10 minutes covered. Remove the cover and bake an additional 20 minutes. Serve with maple .