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Orange-Pecan French Toast Casserole Recipe

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Nicole Stone
Added: Friday, May 23, 2008


Orange-Pecan French Toast Casserole
Making this casserole saves you the trouble of standing over a griddle flipping individual slices of French Toast. Assemble the dish te night before your gathering, and pop it in the oven the next morning. Be sure to serve each slice bottom side up so the pecan mixture is on top.

1 cup packed brown sugar
1/3 cup melted butter
2 TBL light colored corn syrup
Cooking Spray
1.3 cup chopped pecans
1 teaspoon grated orange rind
1 cup fresh orange juice
cup fat free milk
3 TBL granulated sugar
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1 tsp vanilla extract
3 large egg whites
2 large eggs
12 (1 inch thick) slices French Bread (about 1 pound)

Night Before
1. Combine brown sugar, butter, and corn syrup; pour into a 13 x 9 inch baking dish coated with cooking spray. Sprinkle chopped pecans evenly over sugar mixture.
2. Combine rind & next 7 ingredients (rind through eggs); stir with a whisk. Arrange bread slices over pecans in dish; pour egg mixture over bread. Cover & refrigerate 1 hour or up to overnight.
In Morning
3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
4. Carefully turn bread slices over to absorb excess egg mixture. Let stand at room temperature 20 minutes.
5. Bake at 350 for 35 minutes or until lightly browned.

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Yield: 12 servings
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 min
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Personal Notes:
This is yummy!




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