Pecan French Toast

Pecan French Toast
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Pecans and ham top this French toast baked with margarine, brown sugar and honey for extra sweetness.
20 min
Prep Time
5:20
Total Time
8 servings

Ingredients

1 cup
firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 cup
Land O Lakes® Margarine
2 tablespoons
honey
1 cup
chopped pecans, toasted
1 (1-pound) loaf
French bread, cut into 1/2-inch thick slices
2 cups (8 ounces)
finely chopped ham
6
large Land O Lakes® Eggs, beaten
1 2/3 cups
milk
1 teaspoon
vanilla
1 tablespoon
sugar
1 teaspoon
pumpkin pie spice*
Maple syrup, if desired
 
*Substitute 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon, 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger, 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg and 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves.

Directions

  1. Combine brown sugar, margarine and honey in 1-quart saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until sugar melts (2-3 minutes). Pour into ungreased 13x9-inch baking dish. Sprinkle with pecans. Top with half of bread slices; sprinkle with chopped ham.
  2. Combine eggs, milk and vanilla in large bowl; beat with wire whisk until well mixed. Dip remaining bread slices in egg mixture on 1 side only. Place over ham, dipped-side down. Pour remaining egg mixture over bread slices.
  3. Combine sugar and pumpkin pie spice in small bowl; sprinkle over top. Cover; refrigerate 4 hours or overnight.
  4. Heat oven to 350°F. Bake, uncovered, for 50-55 minutes or until golden brown and knife inserted in center comes out clean. Let stand 10 minutes. Cut into 8 servings; invert each onto serving plates. Serve with maple syrup, if desired.

Recipe Tips

For speedy preparation, ask the baker at your supermarket to cut the French bread on their bread slicer so the slices are uniform thickness.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories
650
Cholesterol
165mg
Carbohydrates
70g
Protein
22g
Fat
32g
Sodium
890mg
Dietary Fiber
3g

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