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Oven Baked Praline French Toast

Course Breakfast

Ingredients

  • 8 slices French bread, about 3/4 inch thick, or enough to cover 9x13" pan
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 c. half & half
  • 2 T. sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp. salt
  • 1/3 c. butter
  • 1/2 c. chopped pecans
  • 1/2 c. brown sugar
  • 1/2 c. butter melted

Instructions

  • Place bread in single layer in a greased 9x13"glass baking dish.
  • Blend together eggs, half and half, sugar, vanilla, salt and cinnamon.
  • Pour over bread, turning bread once to coat evenly.
  • Refrigerate overnight covered.
  • In morning, preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Place 1/3 c. butter in a 10x15" jelly roll pan.
  • Place pan in oven to melt.
  • Remove pan from oven and tilt to coat pan evenly with butter.
  • Arrange soaked bread on jelly roll pan.
  • Melt 1/2 c. butter, then add pecans and brown sugar. Mix and spread on bread.
  • Bake 25 minutes or until firm and golden brown.