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Baked Orange Pecan French Toast Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Susan Skarbek
Added: Monday, June 20, 2005

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4 eggs
2/3 C orange juice
1/3 C milk
1/4 C sugar
1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
1/4 tsp. ground nutmeg
8 thick (1/2 ") slices French Bread
1/4 C butter, melted
1/2 C chopped pecans
1 C maple syrup
3 Tbsp. orange juice
1 tsp. orange zest

Directions:
Directions:
Beat together eggs, juice, milk, sugar, vanilla and nutmeg.

Arrange bread slices in a single layer in a rectangular plastic refrigerator container.

Pour egg mixture over top, cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours, overnight is best.

When ready to cook, melt butter in a 9"X" baking dish. Arrange bread slices in a single layer on top of butter.

Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes.

Sprinkle with pecans and bake 10 minutes more or until pecans are golden and bread is firm.

Serve with 1 cup maple syrup flavored with 1 tsp. grated orange rind and 3 Tbsp. orange juice, covered and heated minute on 6 power in microwave.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
20 mins.
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is an easy, elegant breakfast dish to serve when you have overnight company.

 

 

 

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