Baked Orange Pecan French Toast

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      Submitted by Steffen Bentley, Citrus Marketing Services, Inc.

      This is one of our all-time favorite brunch recipes. Drizzle your French toast with orange syrup and pour some Florida’s Natural® Orange Juice. It all goes together like Saturday and Sunday.


      French Toast Ingredients

      • 4 eggs
      • 2/3 cup Florida’s Natural® Orange Juice
      • 1/3 cup milk
      • 1/4 cup sugar
      • 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
      • 1/4 tsp. ground nutmeg
      • 8 & 1/2-inch thick bread slices
      • 1/4 cup butter or margarine
      • 1/2 cup chopped pecans

      Orange Syrup Ingredients

      • 1/2 cup sugar
      • 1/2 cup butter
      • 1 cup Florida’s Natural® Orange Juice


      • Beat together eggs, juice, milk, sugar, vanilla extract, and nutmeg.
      • Arrange bread in a single layer and top with egg mixture. Refrigerate for 2 hours.
      • Melt butter in a 10x15x2-inch pan, and arrange bread on top.
      • Bake at 350º F for 20 minutes. Sprinkle with pecans and bake for another 10 minutes.
      • For the sauce, combine and cook over low heat. Do not boil. Cook for 10 minutes and serve warm.

      Serves 4