Overnight Pecan Praline Baked French Toast Recipe

Overnight Pecan Praline Baked French Toast Recipe

How To Make Overnight Pecan Praline Baked French Toast

You won’t have to wake up at the crack of dawn with this baked french toast recipe. The spiced bread soaks overnight and is then baked to golden perfection.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 40 minutes
Refrigerate Time: 8 hours
Total: 8 hours 55 minutes



  • 13ozfrench bread,(1 loaf)
  • 6large eggs
  • 2cupshalf and half
  • 1cupmilk
  • 2tbspgranulated sugar
  • 1tspvanilla extract
  • ¼tspground cinnamon
  • ¼tspground nutmeg
  • dash salt

For Praline Topping:

  • ½lbbutter,(2 sticks) melted
  • 1cuplight brown sugar,packed
  • 1cuppecans,chopped
  • 2tbsplight corn syrup
  • ½tspground cinnamon
  • ½tspground nutmeg


  1. Slice French bread into 20 slices, 1-inch each. (Use any extra bread for garlic toast or bread crumbs). Arrange slices in a generously buttered 9×13-inch flat baking dish in 2 rows, overlapping the slices.

  2. In a large bowl, combine the eggs, half-and-half, milk, sugar, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt and beat with a rotary beater or whisk until blended but not too bubbly.

  3. Pour mixture over the bread slices, making sure all are covered evenly with the milk-egg mixture. Spoon some of the mixture in between the slices.

  4. Cover with foil and refrigerate overnight.

  5. The next day, preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

  6. Spread Praline Topping evenly over the bread and bake for 40 minutes, until puffed and lightly golden. Serve with maple syrup.


  • Calories: 664.69kcal
  • Fat: 44.62g
  • Saturated Fat: 21.70g
  • Trans Fat: 0.95g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 14.81g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 4.97g
  • Carbohydrates: 55.46g
  • Fiber: 2.37g
  • Sugar: 31.92g
  • Protein: 13.83g
  • Cholesterol: 225.89mg
  • Sodium: 535.27mg
  • Calcium: 177.18mg
  • Potassium: 308.91mg
  • Iron: 2.99mg
  • Vitamin A: 327.04µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.70mg
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