Orange: Baked Orange Pecan French Toast

posted by CADeb 05-28-102 9:14 PM

from's website
Baked Orange Pecan French Toast

4 eggs
2/3 cup orange juice
1/3 cup milk
1/4 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
8 slices Italian bread -- 1/2" thick
1/4 cup butter
1/2 cup chopped pecans
Orange Syrup -- the recipe follows below...

Beat together eggs, juice, milk, sugar, vanilla and nutmeg. Arrange bread in a single layer, top with egg mixture. Refrigerate at least 2 hours (or overnight). Melt butter in 10x15x2"pan and arrange bread on top.
Bake at 350 for 20 minutes. Sprinkle with pecans and bake 10 minutes more. Serves 4

Orange Syrup:
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup butter
1 cup orange juice

Combine and cook over low heat. Do not boil. Cool for 10 minutes, and serve warm.

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