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How To Make Caramel Pecan French Toast, Overnight Oven Baked.

Updated on June 14, 2017

Caramel Pecan French Toast.

This is a good recipe for a holiday brunch or any time you're having company. Easy to make and can be made the night before and refrigerated until ready to cook. The caramel part is easy to make also and you can add extra pecans. I'm giving you the recipe for 6 servings, but it can be cut in half the way I made it in my pictures.

We put syrup on it just like you would with regular french toast.

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Caramel Pecan French Toast

5 stars from 7 ratings of Caramel Pecan French Toast

Cook Time

Prep time: 8 hours 25 min
Cook time: 45 min
Ready in: 9 hours 10 min
Yields: 6 serving

Ingredients

  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2 tbsp. light corn syrup
  • 12 slices bread
  • 6 eggs
  • 11/2 cup whole milk
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  1. Combine brown sugar, butter and corn syrup in a small saucepan. Cook over medium heat until thickened, stirring constantly. Place pecans in greased 13-by-9 baking dish. Pour syrup mixture over pecans.
  2. Place six slices of bread on top of syrup mixture. Top with remaining six slices of bread.
  3. Combine eggs, milk, vanilla, salt and cinnamon, stirring until well blended. Pour egg mixture evenly over bread slices.
  4. Cover and chill 8 hours. Bake in preheated 350 ovens 45 minutes or until lightly browned.
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    • moonlake profile image
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      moonlake 2 years ago from America

      Au fait, No kidding temperatures are coming down I had 29 this morning and had to wear my heavier jacket to take the dogs for a walk. It is a yummy recipe. Thanks for the pin and for coming by.

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      moonlake 2 years ago from America

      peachpurple, I love this stuff and could eat it every day, but, of course, I don't. Thanks so much for stopping by.

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      C E Clark 2 years ago from North Texas

      Now that temperatures are starting to come down again this seems like a great treat for a special day with guests or just any old time a person want's to treat themselves. Looks and sounds so yummy! Pinned to my Appetizers, Snacks, and Sandwiches board.

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      peachy 2 years ago from Home Sweet Home

      Your French toast must be sweet and crunchy. Love to try it

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      moonlake 3 years ago from America

      pstraubie48, Thanks so much for stopping by and I appreciate angels sent my way.

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      Patricia Scott 3 years ago from sunny Florida

      O my moonlake...I can smell this as it cooks. It looks like a perfectly divine recipe to serve for a brunch or any other time for that matter. Pinned shared and bookmarked

      Angels are on the way to you this morning ps

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      moonlake 3 years ago from America

      oveofnight, Thank you for stopping by.

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      loveofnight 3 years ago from Baltimore, Maryland

      i will be trying this soon, thanks.

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      moonlake 3 years ago from America

      FlourishAnyway, Thanks I appreciate you stopping back and for the pin.

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      FlourishAnyway 3 years ago from USA

      I stopped back by to pin this gem, as it is a perfect breakfast idea for holiday mornings.

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      moonlake 3 years ago from America

      MarleneB, Thank you for stopping by. Hope you have a great time with your family.

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      Marlene Bertrand 3 years ago from Northern California, USA

      Delicious! I'm currently visiting family and doing most of the cooking. This is a wonderful addition to the breakfast menu.

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      moonlake 4 years ago from America

      MysticMoonlight, It's very good and great for guest. I have another one I plan on putting on hope I can get it on by tomorrow. Thanks so much for stopping by.

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      moonlake 4 years ago from America

      Au fait, Thank you and thanks for coming by. It's good to serve if you have overnight guest at Christmas.

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      MysticMoonlight 4 years ago

      This looks absolutely amazing! I must give this a try! I always make something really special for breakfast/brunch while my daughter is home from college, I think this will definitely be a hit! Thank you!

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      C E Clark 4 years ago from North Texas

      Perfect to serve overnight guests for breakfast whether over Christmas, Thanksgiving, or any other occasion! Pinned to Awesome Hubpages, and will share with my followers again. Also giving you another awesome vote!

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      moonlake 4 years ago from America

      DDE, Thank you and thanks for stopping by.

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      Devika Primić 4 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      How To Make Caramel Pecan French Toast, Oven Baked, pecan with caramel that is great combination for a lovely treat.

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      moonlake 4 years ago from America

      Barbara Kay, I also have to be careful with pecans I'm ok if I don't eat many of them. Thanks so much for the pin and for the visit.

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      Barbara Badder 4 years ago from USA

      Oh, this sounds so good. I love pecans, but can't eat them anymore. I love this idea. I will pin it to my food board. Maybe I could just take the pecans off.

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      moonlake 4 years ago from America

      Beth37, It is good. Thanks for stopping.

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      Beth37 4 years ago

      Holy cow, that looks so good.

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      moonlake 4 years ago from America

      FlourishAnyway, Thank you for stopping by and for the stars and vote.

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      FlourishAnyway 4 years ago from USA

      This looks unbelievably good. I love French toast and this is a great twist on it. Five stars, voted up, awesom!

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      moonlake 4 years ago from America

      Peggy W, Thank you for the five stars and for the tweet.

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      Peggy Woods 4 years ago from Houston, Texas

      Gave this another 5 star rating and will tweet. With this holiday weekend there may be many people who would like to enjoy this type breakfast over the weekend. Thanks again!

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      moonlake 4 years ago from America

      Au fait, It is good for anytime of the day. Thanks for sharing and stopping by.

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      C E Clark 4 years ago from North Texas

      I love this recipe. Thought about creating a breakfast board, but I never eat breakfast and haven't in years and I think a lot of people don't. So I'm putting this on my "Snacks" board along with my chocolate chip pancakes. I think this recipe is great for any time of the day. Sharing with followers again too.

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      moonlake 4 years ago from America

      KoffeeKlatch Gals, Thanks for stopping by and for the vote.

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      moonlake 4 years ago from America

      Careermommy, I have another one I'm going to put on besides this one that is also good. Thanks so much for stopping by.

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      moonlake 4 years ago from America

      Paul Kuehn, Thanks for the vote, share and pin. It is a good recipe. You will like it.

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      Susan Haze 4 years ago from Sunny Florida

      This is a great recipe for breakfast pot lucks. It sounds sinfully delicious. I will definitely have to try it. up, useful, and interesting.

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      Tirralan Watkins 4 years ago from Los Angeles, CA

      Oh wow, moonlake, these look decadent and tasty. My family will love this version of french toast, especially my hubby. Thank you for the recipe!

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      Paul Richard Kuehn 4 years ago from Udorn City, Thailand

      moonlake,

      This looks like a great recipe which I will have to try. I have never made French toast by baking before. I have always made it in a frying pan after soaking the bread in beaten eggs. It really looks delicious and I know it tastes even better. Voted up as awesome and sharing. Also Pinning.

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      moonlake 4 years ago from America

      Deborah-Diane, Thanks for the thumbs up and for the comment.

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      Deborah-Diane 4 years ago from Orange County, California

      This French toast sounds wonderful. Definitely voted Thumbs Up!

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      moonlake 4 years ago from America

      Au fait, Thank you for stopping back by. I appreciate it. Glad you like the recipe.

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      C E Clark 4 years ago from North Texas

      Going to have to write this recipe down. This is about the 3rd time I've had to come here and check it to make sure I'm doing it right. This is so delicious and easy too. Love this recipe and thank you moonlake for sharing it!!

      Vote up and awesome and will share. I tried to give you 5 more stars but I guess we can only do that once.

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      moonlake 4 years ago from America

      pstraubie48, Your welcome thanks for coming by and leaving a comment I appreciate it.

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      moonlake 4 years ago from America

      tammyswallow, French toast is one of my favorites. Thanks so much for stopping by and leaving a comment.

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      Patricia Scott 4 years ago from sunny Florida

      This looks like it is so full of flavor. I like French toast but never have had much luck making it. My bread would either be too wet or too dry. I see how you have made this so will have to give it a try. thanks for sharing....Sending Angels to you :)ps

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      Tammy 4 years ago from North Carolina

      I LOVE french toast and this is one of the yummiest recipes I have seen. I am definatley going to try this one!

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      moonlake 4 years ago from America

      cre8ivOne, Thanks for stopping by I appreciate it.

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      cre8ivOne 4 years ago from Midwest, USA

      Wow, this looks so delicious! Thanks for sharing :)

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      moonlake 4 years ago from America

      Movie Master, Thank you for stopping by. It is good.

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      Movie Master 4 years ago from United Kingdom

      This looks and sounds so yummy, can't wait to try it!

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      moonlake 4 years ago from America

      Eddy, Thanks for stopping by always nice to see you. I've got more hubs ready to go up for the New Year but thought I would wait until 2013.

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      Mmmm one to save without a doubt.

      Here's to so many more hubs for us both to share in the coming New Year.

      Eddy.

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      moonlake 4 years ago from America

      Om Paramapoonya, It's good I have another recipe like this made a little different. I'm going to try to find it and add it to this hub. We have tried both and like both of them. Thanks so much for stopping by.

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      Om Paramapoonya 4 years ago

      Oh my, this sounds delicious! I've never baked my French toast but usually just cook it on the stove top. This recipe sounds like a must-try, though. I love the addition of pecan.

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      moonlake 4 years ago from America

      shiningirisheyes, Thanks so much for stopping by always appreciate comments.

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      moonlake 4 years ago from America

      vespawoolf, Your welcome. Thanks so much for stopping by.

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      moonlake 4 years ago from America

      Au fait, Thank you so much always nice to see you. It is a good breakfast to make if company is coming over.

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      Shining Irish Eyes 4 years ago from Upstate, New York

      This looks sooooo decadent. I thank you and so does my GROWING WAISTLINE!!!

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      vespawoolf 4 years ago from Peru, South America

      My goodness, this sounds fabulous and easy. I've bookmarked to try soon. Thanks!

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      C E Clark 4 years ago from North Texas

      This sounds absolutely scrumptious to serve guests, enjoy on Christmas morning, or just a special comfort snack on a rainy dreary day.

      Voted up, UABI, shared and 5 stars!

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      moonlake 4 years ago from America

      Peggy W, Yes those flavors would make most people happy except our son, he hates pecans. I told him he has a southern mother how can he hate pecans. My mom and dad use to pack up pecans and send from the pecan trees in their yard.

      It is a good recipe we liked it. Thanks so much for stopping by and for the vote and share.

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      moonlake 4 years ago from America

      kashmir56, We liked it so good. Thanks so much for stopping by and for the vote and share.

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      Peggy Woods 4 years ago from Houston, Texas

      Wow! What a decadent french toast recipe! I like the idea of most of the work being done ahead of time. This is a perfect recipe to have on hand for guests who are coming over for a brunch. Caramel and pecan flavors would make most people very happy. Up, useful, interesting votes and will share.

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      Thomas Silvia 4 years ago from Massachusetts

      This is a great french toast recipe i will have to give it a try. Well done !

      Vote up and more !!! SHARING !

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      moonlake 4 years ago from America

      Abdul Wahabone, Thanks for stopping by. Your just having breakfast. We're just heading for bed.

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      Abdul Wahab 4 years ago from Yanbu Al-Bahar, Al Madinah, Saudi Arabia

      I just had breakfast, but the pictures, makes me wanna go have another caramel toast breakfast.

      Delicious post

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      moonlake 4 years ago from America

      aviannovice , I love french toast I even like the freezer french toast. Thanks so much for stopping by. Always nice to see you.

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      Deb Hirt 4 years ago from Stillwater, OK

      French toast is such a great breakfast. This one sounds so good.

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      moonlake 4 years ago from America

      AliciaC, Make ahead was the best part of this recipe. Thank you for stopping by and for sharing. I appreciate it.

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      Linda Crampton 4 years ago from British Columbia, Canada

      I love the fact that this recipe can be prepared the night before and baked the next day! The toast sounds delicious - the flavors of pecans and caramel go very well together. Thanks for sharing, moonlake.

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      moonlake 4 years ago from America

      europewalker, Thanks for stopping by, it is yummy. I appreciate your comment.

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      europewalker 4 years ago

      Yummy, that looks so good, I love french toast. I will definitely be making this recipe very soon! Thanks for sharing:)