Pecan Crusted French Toast

Filed under: Breakfast, Breakfast - French Toast.

Cut loaf of French bread into 1 inch slices and cover the bottom of an 8x10 greased baking dish with bread. Press bread together so no gaps can be seen. Place a 2nd layer of 1 inch slices on top of primary layer in 8x10 baking dish.

Combine the following ingredients in a bowl, mix and pour evenly over bread in 8x10 dish:
8 Large Eggs
2 Cups half and half
1 Cup whole milk
2 T sugar
1 t vanilla
1/4 t cinnamon
1/4 t nutmeg

Place baking dish in refrigerator for 2 hours, or overnight. Blend the following ingredients in a mixing bowl:
2 sticks of softened butter
1 Cup packed light brown sugar
1 Cup of chopped pecans
2 T light corn syrup
1/2 t cinnamon
1/2 t nutmeg

Spread mixture evenly over bread, so that no bread is visible.
Bake at 350 degrees for about 50 minutes.
Makes 8 large servings.

Recipe Summary:
Yield: 8 servings
Prep Time: 20 min
Cook Time: 1 hour

Other recipes by Dinsmore House Bed and Breakfast:
Pecan Crusted French Toast
Spinach And Gruyere Strata Recipe

Recipe Provided By:
Dinsmore House Bed and Breakfast
Charlottesville, VA

Charlottesville Bed and Breakfast Inns