Overnight Caramel Pecan French Toast is an easy, make-ahead brunch dish that’s perfect for holidays and special occasions. Roasted pecans, brown sugar and a buttery cream sauce caramelize over thickly sliced French bread for the ultimate decadent breakfast. Prepare this Overnight Caramel Pecan French Toast the night before and let your holiday morning be deliciously stress-free!
This holiday season we’ve given classic French toast an irresistible upgrade. We soaked slices of our favorite French bread in an ooey-gooey praline brown sugar syrup, letting the delicious flavors seep in all night long. The first one up in the morning pops the GoodCook casserole dish in the oven to bake until warm and bubbly. Served with coffee or tea, this decadent French toast makes an extra special morning treat for overnight guests and hungry kids. We think this tasty and easy-to-make French toast casserole will be a new holiday tradition at your house.
Get the Tools
From special occasions to holidays, GoodCook helps you celebrate. With sturdy nonstick bakeware and high-quality cooking tools, GoodCook has everything you need to stock your kitchen. Tuck the French toast ingredients in a GoodCook 11.5×15.5 Roast Pan, let it sit in the fridge overnight, and bake up this cozy treat in the morning. Use the GoodCook Epicure Square Turner for serving. Are you ready for a sweet and delicious breakfast treat?
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Overnight Caramel Pecan French Toast
- 1 cup brown sugar
- 2 Tbsp light corn syrup
- 1/2 cup butter
- 1/3 cup heavy cream
- 2 Tablespoons vanilla
- 3/4 cup pecans
- 3 eggs
- 2/3 cup milk
- 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1 baguette, sliced into 3/4” thick pieces
- Nonstick baking spray
Spray a 9x13” baking pan with nonstick spray or line with parchment.
In a small pot over medium heat, whisk together brown sugar, corn syrup, butter and heavy cream. Once smooth, stir in 1 Tbsp vanilla and pecans, remove from heat. Pour into the bottom of the prepared 13x9 pan.
In a large bowl, whisk together eggs, milk and 1 Tbsp vanilla.
Dip both sides of each baguette slice into egg mixture. Place atop caramel in pan. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
To cook, bake in an oven heated 425 degrees for 20 minutes.
To serve, use a spatula to flip french toast upside down. Serve and enjoy!