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Cinnamon Pecan Overnight French Toast Casserole served with maple syrup poured over breakfast
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5 from 3 votes

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. 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
refrigerate3 hrs
Total Time30 mins
Course: Breakfast, Brunch
Servings: 6


  • 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 .