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Maple Pecan French Toast Casserole

This Maple Pecan French Toast Casserole will become a regular on your breakfast menu. Bread dredged in a cinnamon maple milk and egg mixture topped with pecans and a most delicious and easy maple syrup that takes the casserole to a whole new level.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword french toast casserole
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 831kcal
Author Valentina's Corner

Ingredients

maple glaze-

  • 3 Tbsp unsalted butter
  • 3 Tbsp maple syrup
  • 1/3 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tsp heavy whipping cream
  • whipped heavy whipping cream, to serve, optional

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Cut bread loaf evenly into 1-inch pieces.
  • In a bowl, whisk together eggs, milk, heavy whipping cream, maple syrup, vanilla, and cinnamon.
  • Add chopped pecans to mixture and mix with a spatula.
  • Layout bread pieces into a deep casserole dish. Pour egg mixture into casserole dish. Gently toss the coat all the bread. Add whole pecans.
  • Cover casserole dish with foil and bake for 20 minutes at 350°F. Remove foil,  bake an additional 15-20 minutes, until tops of bread are golden.
  • Meanwhile, in a saucepan melt butter and maple syrup. Once melted, remove from heat and whisk in powdered sugar and heavy whipping cream until well combined and thick glaze forms.
  • Once the casserole is baked, drizzle glaze on top and serve immediately.
  • Enjoy.

Nutrition

Calories: 831kcal | Carbohydrates: 68g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 56g | Saturated Fat: 24g | Cholesterol: 208mg | Sodium: 355mg | Potassium: 407mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 48g | Vitamin A: 760IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 132mg | Iron: 2.8mg